S.1172 - Hunger-Free Communities Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard [D-IL] (Introduced 04/19/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||04/19/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.|
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Summary: S.1172 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/19/2007)
Hunger-Free Communities Act of 2007 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture conduct a study of hunger in the United States and develop recommendations on reducing domestic hunger.
Directs the Secretary to make: (1) hunger-free communities collaborative grants to eligible public food program service providers or nonprofit organizations; (2) hunger-free communities infrastructure grants to eligible emergency feeding organizations; and (3) hunger-free communities training and technical assistance grants to eligible national or regional nonprofit organizations. (States that such grants' federal share shall not exceed 80%.)
Sets forth grant priorities.