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Feb 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 19, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 21, 2005
Length: 10 pages
To prevent legislative and regulatory functions from being usurped by civil liability actions brought or continued against food manufacturers, marketers, distributors, advertisers, sellers, and trade associations for claims of injury relating to a person's weight gain, obesity, or any health condition associated with weight gain or obesity.
Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005 - Prohibits new and dismisses pending civil actions by any person against a manufacturer, marketer, distributor, advertiser, or seller of food or ... Read more >
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 494 (109th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 554”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 18, 2005
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 554 — 109th Congress: Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr554
“H.R. 554 — 109th Congress: Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr554>
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