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


Apr 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

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


Peter Welch

Representative for Vermont At Large



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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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 24, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1720”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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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