S. 2420 (110th): Federal Food Donation Act of 2008


Dec 6, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 20, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 20, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-247


Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2008
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to encourage the donation of excess food to nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to food-insecure people in the United States in contracts entered into by executive agencies for the provision, service, or sale of food.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4220 (Related)
Federal Food Donation Act of 2007

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 17, 2007

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2420” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Dec 6, 2007
Reported by Committee
Apr 10, 2008
Passed Senate
May 22, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Jun 3, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 20, 2008


6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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