H.R. 4881 (114th): Healthy Food Choices Act of 2016

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require that supplemental nutrition assistance benefits be used to purchase supplemental foods that are eligible for purchase under section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (commonly known as the WIC program) and certain additional foods.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 23, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 23, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David “Phil” Roe

Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2016
Length: 2 pages

History

Mar 23, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4881 (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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