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H.R. 5003 (114th): Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016

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To reauthorize child nutrition programs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Todd Rokita

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2016
Length: 196 pages
Apr 20, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 18, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

a matter of fact: improving child nutrition
    — Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on May 19, 2016

McGovern, House Democrats Call for Bipartisan Action to Strengthen Child Nutrition Programs
    — Rep. James “Jim” McGovern [D-MA2] on Apr 27, 2016

Congressmen Brady and Evans ask House Appropriations leadership to help find funding to alleviate major poverty issues impacting the Districts children
    — Rep. Robert Brady [D-PA1, 1998-2018] on Nov 30, 2016

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Apr 20, 2016

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May 18, 2016
Ordered Reported

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Dec 8, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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H.R. 5003 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5003. 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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