New Cosponsor — Jun 20, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Dan Burton [R-IN5, 2003-2012]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Republican).
May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
Length: 5 pages
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act concerning claims about the effects of foods and dietary supplements on health-related conditions and disease, and for other purposes.
5/26/2011--Introduced.Health Freedom Act - Prohibits the federal government from preventing the use of a claim describing any nutrient in a food or dietary supplement as mitigating, treating, or preventing any ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3395 (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. 2044”). 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. (2015). H.R. 2044 — 112th Congress: Health Freedom Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2044
“H.R. 2044 — 112th Congress: Health Freedom Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2044>
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