H.R. 3386 (101st): Sanitary Food Transportation Act of 1990


Oct 2, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 3, 1990

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 3, 1990.


Pub.L. 101-500


William Clinger Jr.

Representative for Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 3, 1990

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the use of refrigerated motor vehicles for the transportation of solid waste, to prohibit the use of cargo tanks in providing motor vehicle transportation of food and hazardous materials, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Sanitary Food Transportation Act of 1990 - Requires the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations (including standards) with respect to the transportation of food, food additives, drugs, devices, and cosmetics ... Read more >


Oct 2, 1989

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Nov 17, 1989
Reported by Committee

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Mar 27, 1990
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 20, 1990
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.

Oct 19, 1990
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 3, 1990
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3386”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


59 cosponsors (36R, 23D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Mar 27, 1990 5:10 p.m.
Passed 410/15

Related Bills

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S. 1751 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 12, 1989

H.Res. 508 (Caused-Action)
To provide for consideration of the Senate amendments to (H.R. 3386).

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 16, 1990

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