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H.R.473: Safe Food for Seniors Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 14, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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  • Bill passed in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Safe Food for Seniors Act of 2013 - Amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to require the full-time director of food services at a Medicare skilled nursing facility or a Medicaid nursing facility, if not a qualified dietitian, to be a Certified Dietary Manager meeting the requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers or have equivalent military or academic qualifications.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means