H.Res. 17 (112th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Commissioner of Food and Drugs should evaluate the scientific evidence on the question of whether to add more folic acid to enriched grain products and expand folic acid fortification into cornmeal and corn-based food products to help prevent further serious birth defects.



Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district



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Jan 5, 2011

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H.Res. 17 (112th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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This simple resolution 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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