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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3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- 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
Last Action: Sep 19, 2013H.R. 1947 (Related)Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. May 3, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1720>
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