H.R. 7 (99th): School Lunch and Child Nutrition Amendments of 1985

A bill to extend and improve the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jan 3, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on November 22, 1985 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Augustus “Gus” Hawkins

Representative for California's 29th congressional district



Jan 3, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 7, 1985
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 18, 1985
Passed House

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

Nov 22, 1985
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 7 (99th) 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 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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