H.R. 6457 (112th): Preserving Healthy Food for the Hungry Act


Sep 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


André Carson

Representative for Indiana's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide grants to enhance the most effective freezing methods to improve access to affordable and locally produced specialty crops.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/2012--Introduced.Preserving Healthy Food for the Hungry Act - Amends the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 to provide agricultural product market development grants to assist persons in preserving the quality ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 20, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6457”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2147 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 23, 2013

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