To improve food safety, to encourage greater production of agricultural commodities for use in the locality in which produced, to reauthorize and expand Department of Agriculture support of these efforts, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 4, 2017
Length: 44 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on October 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Pingree Leads Bipartisan Push to Support Local Market Opportunities in Farm Bill”
— Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME1] (Sponsor) on Sep 11, 2018
“Why We Need LAMP, the Local Agriculture Market Program”
— Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME1] (Sponsor) on Aug 2, 2018
“Several Agriculture Provisions Written by Pingree Included in Senate Farm Bill”
— Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME1] (Sponsor) on Jun 8, 2018
Oct 4, 2017
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H.R. 3941 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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