To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coordination of programs to prevent and treat obesity, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 5, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on April 5, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Smith Awarded Prestigious National Public Service Award from American Heart Association”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2017
May 18, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2404 (114th).
Apr 5, 2017
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H.R. 1953 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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