H.R. 1567 (114th): Global Food Security Act of 2016

To authorize a comprehensive, strategic approach for United States foreign assistance to developing countries to reduce global poverty and hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, promote inclusive, sustainable agricultural-led economic growth, improve nutritional outcomes, especially for women and children, build resilience among vulnerable populations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Passed House (Senate next) (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 12, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 20, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 19 pages

History

Mar 24, 2015
 
Introduced

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Apr 23, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 23, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Apr 23, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 12, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Apr 12, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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H.R. 1567 (114th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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