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.
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.
Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2008
Length: 2 pages
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Enacted — Signed by the President
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S. 2420 (110th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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