H.R. 5269 (109th): Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act

Introduced:

May 2, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 2, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 2, 2006
Length: 43 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require that food that contains a genetically engineered material, or that is produced with a genetically engineered material, be labeled accordingly.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 2, 2006
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (15D, 1I, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Nutrition
Health

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2916 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2003

H.R. 6636 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2008

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