H.R. 4004 (101st): Bovine Growth Hormone Moratorium Act of 1990


Feb 7, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter Smith
Representative for Vermont At Large

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Full Title

To amend section 201(e) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 to prohibit the sale, during a 3-year period, of milk produced by cows injected with bovine growth hormone, and to require that the Secretary of Agriculture issue rules requiring records to be kept by producers regarding the manufacture and sale of bovine growth hormone during such period, and for other purposes.

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Feb 7, 1990


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