Bill Text — Dec 20, 2013
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Apr 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Vermont At Large
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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013
Length: 4 pages
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.
4/24/2013--Introduced.Local School Foods Act of 2013 - Amends the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to conduct a pilot program under ... Read more >
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Last Action: Sep 19, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1720 — 113th Congress: Local School Foods Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1720
“H.R. 1720 — 113th Congress: Local School Foods Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1720>
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