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H.R. 2822 (113th): Global Food Security Act of 2013

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To establish the United States comprehensive strategy for assistance to developing countries to achieve food and nutrition security, increase sustainable and equitable agricultural development, reduce hunger, improve nutrition, and develop rural infrastructure and stimulate rural economies, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Betty McCollum

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2013
Length: 37 pages
Jul 25, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Rep. McCollum's E-newsletter: GOP's Worst Budget Cuts, Global Food Security Act, and More
    — Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN4] (Sponsor) on Aug 6, 2013

U.S. News & World Report: A New Approach to Dealing With Global Food Insecurity
    — Rep. Aaron Schock [R-IL18, 2009-2015] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 29, 2013

Schock Introduces Bipartisan Global Food Security Act to Strengthen U.S. Commitment in Fight Against Global Hunger and Poverty
    — Rep. Aaron Schock [R-IL18, 2009-2015] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 25, 2013

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Jul 25, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2822 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2822. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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