H.R. 1720 (113th): Local School Foods Act of 2013

Introduced:

Apr 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Peter Welch

Representative for Vermont At Large

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To conduct a pilot program in support of efforts to increase the amount of purchases of local fresh fruits and vegetables for schools and service institutions by giving certain States the option of receiving a grant from the Secretary of Agriculture for that purpose instead of obtaining commodities under Department of Agriculture programs.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3102 (Related)
Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 19, 2013

H.R. 1947 (Related)
Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013

Failed House
Jun 20, 2013

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History

Introduced
Apr 24, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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