Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2016
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on February 25, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
9 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“DelBene Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Put U.S. Seafood in School Lunches”
— Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA1] (Sponsor) on Feb 25, 2016
Feb 25, 2016
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H.R. 4617 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4617. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require that the Buy American purchase requirement for the school lunch program include fish harvested within United States waters, and for other purposes, H.R. 4617, 114th Cong. (2016).
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