H.R. 5955: Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops Act of 2016

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow the charitable distribution of traditional large and premium cigars to members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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Sep 8, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 8, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 8, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Kathy Castor

Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2016
Length: 4 pages


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Sep 8, 2016

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