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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed Senate, amended) School Lunch and Child Nutrition Amendments of 1985 - TitleI - Reauthorization of Child Nutrition ProgramsAmends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and the National School ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 3, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 7, 1985
Reported by Committee

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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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


61 cosponsors (60D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.J.Res. 738 (Related)
A joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1987, and for other ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 18, 1986

H.Res. 262 (rule)

Last Action: Sep 11, 1985

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