To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to enhance direct certification under the school lunch program.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 17, 2021
Length: 12 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on June 17, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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12 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Jun 17, 2021
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H.R. 3997 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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