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: Mar 26, 2015
Length: 14 pages
Mar 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 26, 2015
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H.R. 1687 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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