H.R. 6599 (112th): Stop Subsidizing Childhood Obesity Act

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect children's health by denying any deduction for advertising and marketing directed at children to promote the consumption of food at fast food restaurants or of food of poor nutritional quality.

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Nov 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district



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Nov 16, 2012

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H.R. 6599 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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