H.R. 661 (110th): Downed Animal and Food Safety Protection Act

Introduced:

Jan 24, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gary Ackerman
Representative for New York's 5th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2007
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Humane Methods of Livestock Slaughter Act of 1958 to ensure the humane slaughter of nonambulatory livestock, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4356 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 16, 2009

S. 394 (Related)
Downed Animal and Food Safety Protection Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2007

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 661” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Jan 24, 2007

Details

Cosponsors
148 cosponsors (122D, 26R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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