Mar 25, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 25, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 25, 2010
Length: 25 pages
About the bill
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4971 — 111th Congress: Greening Food Deserts Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4971
“H.R. 4971 — 111th Congress: Greening Food Deserts Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. September 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4971>
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