To establish the Food Safety Administration within the Department of Health and Human Services 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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Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Length: 105 pages
Sep 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 26, 2008
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Feb 4, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 875 (111th).
H.R. 7143 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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