H.R. 4141 (112th): International Food Assistance Improvement Act of 2012

Introduced:
Mar 05, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Reported by Committee)
Sponsor
Donald Payne
Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 05, 2012
Length
10 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 05, 2012
Referred to Committee Mar 05, 2012
Reported by Committee Mar 27, 2012
 
Full Title

To direct the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to take appropriate actions to improve the nutritional quality, quality control, and cost effectiveness of United States food assistance, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (15D) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture

House Foreign Affairs

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/5/2012--Introduced.
International Food Assistance Improvement Act of 2012 - Amends the Food for Peace Act to direct the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to:
(1) improve the nutritional quality of U.S. food assistance, particularly for groups such as pregnant and lactating mothers, children under the age of five, and beneficiaries under the President's Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief in Africa; and
(2) work within the Food Aid Consultative Group to increase coordination and oversight of food assistance programs.

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