To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, to dedicate the revenues from such tax to the prevention, treatment, and research of diet-related health conditions in priority populations, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2014
Length: 14 pages
Jul 30, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 30, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 30, 2014
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H.R. 5279 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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