H.R. 1794 (113th): Halal and Kosher Food Act of 2013


Apr 26, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph “Joe” Crowley

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 to provide for the increased purchase of Kosher and Halal food and to modify the labeling of the commodities list under the emergency food assistance program to enable Kosher and Halal food bank operators to identify which commodities to obtain from local food banks.

Summary (CRS)

4/26/2013--Introduced.Kosher and Halal Food Act of 2013 - Amends the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 to: (1) provide for the increased purchase of Kosher and Halal food if such ... Read more >

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Apr 26, 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. 1794”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 811 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2013

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

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 19, 2013

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