S. 818 (109th): A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter.


Apr 15, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 15, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2005
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Summary (CRS)

4/15/2005--Introduced.Amends the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to prohibit livestock packers from owning, controlling, or feeding livestock to such an extent that the producer no longer materially participates in the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 15, 2005

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 818”). 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 (5D, 2R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 27 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2003

S. 305 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 16, 2007

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