S. 39 (113th): Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention America Act


Jan 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2013
Length: 110 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the health of Americans and reduce health care costs by reorienting the Nation's health care system toward prevention, wellness, and health promotion.

Summary (CRS)

1/22/2013--Introduced.Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention America Act or HeLP America Act - Amends the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990, the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 22, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 39”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 174 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2011

S. 531 (Related)
Promoting Physical Activity for Americans Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 23, 2014

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