Summary: H.R.4220 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (12/17/2007)

Federal Food Donation Act of 2007 - Revises the Federal Acquisition Regulation to provide that each contract in an amount greater than $25,000 for the provision, service, or sale of food, or for the lease or rental of federal property to a private entity for events at which food is provided shall include a clause that: (1) encourages the donation of excess, apparently wholesome food to nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to food-insecure people; (2) provides that the head of an executive agency shall not assume responsibility for the costs and logistics of collecting, transporting, maintaining the safety of, or distributing such food; and (3) states that executive agencies and contractors making donations are protected from civil or criminal liability under the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.