S. 908 (109th): Commonsense Consumption Act of 2005


Apr 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2005
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to allow Congress, State legislatures, and regulatory agencies to determine appropriate laws, rules, and regulations to address the problems of weight gain, obesity, and health conditions associated with weight gain or obesity.

Summary (CRS)

4/26/2005--Introduced.Commonsense 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 a trade association ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 26, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 908”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


31 cosponsors (25R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 1428 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 17, 2003

S. 1323 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2007

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