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H.R. 4425: Food and Farm Act

To reform the safety net for farmers and ranchers, enhance soil, water, and habitat conservation, encourage beginning farmers and ranchers, strengthen nutrition for Americans, support agriculture research and innovation, reduce food waste, improve animal welfare, and invest in regional food systems, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Earl Blumenauer

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2017
Length: 153 pages

Nov 16, 2017


Introduced on Nov 16, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 16, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Nov 16, 2017

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Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4425 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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