New Cosponsor — Jan 31, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19]
The bill now has 7 cosponsors (7 Democrats).
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May 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: May 4, 2011
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to create a local food credit program.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5806 (111th).
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. 1722”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1722 — 112th Congress: Eat Local Foods Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1722
“H.R. 1722 — 112th Congress: Eat Local Foods Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1722>
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