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H.R. 6725: Farmers Feeding Families Coronavirus Response Act

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To provide Federal funding for targeted purchases to buy food from producers who rely on local agricultural food markets affected by COVID-19, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Kim Schrier

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Length: 5 pages
May 5, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on May 5, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 5, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Schrier, McMorris Rodgers Introduce “Farmers Feeding Families Act” to Connect Farms and Food Banks
    — Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA8] (Sponsor) on May 7, 2020

McMorris Rodgers, Schrier Introduce “Farmers Feeding Families Act” to Connect Farms and Food Banks
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] (Co-sponsor) on May 8, 2020

ICYMI: Torres Small Cosponsors “Farmers Feeding Families Act” to Address Mismatch Between NM Farms and Food Banks
    — Rep. Xochitl Torres Small [D-NM2] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2020

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May 5, 2020

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