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Key Votes

HR 3873 - Child Nutrition Improvement and Integrity Act - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Eliot Engel voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (419-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Nutrition Improvement and Integrity Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill intended to ensure the effectiveness of nutrition programs targeting under-privileged children and families.

Highlights:
  • Increases accessibility of nutrition programs to children of military families and other eligible children (Sec. 101).
  • Contains provisions designed to improve the efficiency of the certifying process for eligible families (Sec. 201).
  • Mandates the improvement of healthy diet and physical fitness programs and education (Secs. 301-307).
  • Contains provisions designed to improve the Special Supplemental Nutrition Programs for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) (Secs. 401-416).
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Child Nutrition Improvement and Integrity Act

Sponsors

  • Michael N. 'Mike' Castle (DE - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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