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Sep 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on September 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Length: 105 pages
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.
9/26/2008--Introduced.Food Safety Modernization Act of 2007 [sic] - Establishes in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Food Safety Administration. Assigns all the authorities and responsibilities of the ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 875 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7143”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 7143 — 110th Congress: Food Safety Modernization Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr7143
“H.R. 7143 — 110th Congress: Food Safety Modernization Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr7143>
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