S. 729 (109th): Safe Food Act of 2005

Introduced:

Apr 6, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 6, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2005
Length: 94 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish the Food Safety Administration to protect the public health by preventing food-borne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to food-borne illness, and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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S. 2910 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 7, 2004

S. 654 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 15, 2007

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History

Introduced
Apr 6, 2005

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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