To protect public health by clarifying 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 and to enforce the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) System requirements, sanitation requirements, and the performance standards.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2005
Length: 29 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on June 30, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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34 Cosponsors (30 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Mar 13, 2002
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3956 (107th).
May 22, 2003
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2203 (108th).
Jun 30, 2005
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H.R. 3160 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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