H.R. 4310 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect children’s health by denying any deduction for advertising and marketing directed at children to promote the consumption of food at fast food restaurants or of food of poor nutritional quality.

Introduced:
Dec 15, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Dennis Kucinich
Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Dec 15, 2009
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 15, 2009
Referred to Committee Dec 15, 2009
 
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Cosponsors
28 cosponsors (28D) (show)
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House Ways and Means

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12/15/2009--Introduced.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a tax deduction for expenses related to advertising primarily directed at children to promote the consumption by children of food from any fast food restaurant or of poor nutritional quality.
Defines "food of poor nutritional quality" as food that is determined by the Secretary of the Treasury (in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services [HHS] and the Federal Trade Commission [FTC]) to provide calories primarily through fats or added sugars and to have minimal amounts of vitamins and minerals.

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