H.R. 4638 (111th): Healthy Start Act


Feb 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Representative for South Dakota At Large



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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to provide commodity assistance to States participating in the school breakfast program established under the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.

Summary (CRS)

2/22/2010--Introduced.Healthy Start Act - Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to deliver commodity assistance to states for their school breakfast programs. ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 22, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4638”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (23D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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