New Cosponsor — Sep 16, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Charles “Charlie” Rangel [D-NY13]
The bill now has 27 cosponsors (23 Democrats, 4 Republicans).
Feb 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for South Dakota At Large
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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2010
Length: 5 pages
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.
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 >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4638 — 111th Congress: Healthy Start Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4638
“H.R. 4638 — 111th Congress: Healthy Start Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4638>
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