H.R. 4971 (111th): Greening Food Deserts Act

Introduced:

Mar 25, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 25, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Marcy Kaptur

Representative for Ohio's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 25, 2010
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To increase the emphasis on urban agricultural issues in the Department of Agriculture through the establishment of a new office to ensure that Department authorities are used to effectively encourage local agricultural production and increase the availability of fresh food in urban areas, particularly underserved communities experiencing hunger, poor nutrition, obesity, and food insecurity, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 25, 2010
 
Introduced

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