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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Length: 5 pages
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
May 5, 2020
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H.R. 6725 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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