H.R. 3485 (110th): TRACE Act of 2007


Sep 6, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 6, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Diana DeGette

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2007
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act to improve the safety of food, meat, and poultry products through enhanced traceability, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/6/2007--Introduced.Tracing and Recalling Agricultural Contamination Everywhere Act of 2007 or TRACE Act of 2007- Amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a traceability ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 6, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3485”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 814 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 3, 2009

S. 1292 (Related)
Meat and Poultry Products Traceability and Safety Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 3, 2007

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