S. 174 (112th): Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention America Act


Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 95 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the health of Americans and reduce health care costs by reorienting the Nation's health care system toward prevention, wellness, and health promotion.

Summary (CRS)

1/25/2011--Introduced.Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention America Act or the HeLP America Act - Establishes or expands programs regarding children's nutrition and physical activity in schools and with child care providers, including ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 174”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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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