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Text of To require the head of any Federal agency to differentiate between fats, oils, and greases of animal, marine, or vegetable ...

...marine, or vegetable origin, and other oils and greases, in issuing certain regulations, and for other purposes.

This bill was introduced on May 12, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 12, 1994 (Introduced).

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HR 4412 IH

103d CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4412

To require the head of any Federal agency to differentiate between fats, oils, and greases of animal, marine, or vegetable origin, and other oils and greases, in issuing certain regulations, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

MAY 12, 1994

Ms. LONG (for herself, Mr. EWING, Mr. BOEHNER, Mr. ROWLAND, Mr. SKELTON, Mr. HOLDEN, Mr. MONTGOMERY, and Mr. EMERSON) introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on Agriculture and Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To require the head of any Federal agency to differentiate between fats, oils, and greases of animal, marine, or vegetable origin, and other oils and greases, in issuing certain regulations, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. DIFFERENTIATION AMONG FATS, OILS, AND GREASES.

    (a) IN GENERAL- In issuing any regulation or establishing any interpretation or guideline relating to a fat, oil, or grease under any Federal law, the head of any Federal agency shall differentiate between--

      (1)(A) animal fats and oils and greases, and fish and marine mammal oils, within the meaning of paragraph (2) of section 61(a) of title 13, United States Code; or

      (B) oils of vegetable origin, including oils from the seeds, nuts, and kernels referred to in paragraph (1)(A) of such section; and

      (2) other oils and greases, including petroleum.

    (b) CONSIDERATIONS- In differentiating between the class of fats, oils, and greases described in subsection (a)(1) and the class of oils and greases described in subsection (a)(2), the head of the Federal agency shall consider differences in the physical, chemical, biological, and other properties, and in the environmental effects, of the classes.