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H.R. 4222 (94th): National School Lunch and Child Nutrition Act Amendments

An Act to amend the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 in order to extend and revise the special food service program for children and the school breakfast program, and for other purposes related to strengthening the school lunch and child nutrition programs.

Sponsor and status

Mar 4, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Enacted — Veto Overridden on Oct 7, 1975

This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on October 7, 1975.

Pub.L. 94-105

Carl Perkins

Representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 7, 1975



Mar 4, 1975

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 28, 1975
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 10, 1975
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 3, 1975

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Oct 7, 1975
Enacted — Veto Overridden

Congress overrode the veto of the President. The bill became law.

Oct 7, 1975
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 4222 (94th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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