H.R. 1567: Global Food Security Act of 2016

Introduced:

Mar 24, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Apr 12, 2016

This bill passed in the House on April 12, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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

Prognosis:

36% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

S. 1252 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 20, 2016

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Mar 24, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 23, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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Apr 12, 2016
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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