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

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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Sponsor and status


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



Feb 7, 1990

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H.R. 4004 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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