S. 2013 (107th): Meat and Poultry Pathogen Reduction and Enforcement Act


Mar 14, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 14, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2002
Length: 23 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to clarify the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to prescribe performance standards for the reduction of pathogens in meat, meat products, poultry, and poultry products processed by establishments receiving inspection services.

Summary (CRS)

3/14/2002--Introduced.Meat and Poultry Pathogen Reduction and Enforcement Act - Amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act, respectively, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to:(1) prescribe ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 2002

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2013”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1103 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 22, 2003

H.R. 3956 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2002

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