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H.R. 6725 (116th): 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
Introduced
May 5, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 5, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

16 Cosponsors (15 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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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 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, 2019-2020] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2020

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History

May 5, 2020
 
Introduced

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H.R. 6725 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6725. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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