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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
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 was not enacted.
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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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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