Bill Text — Jan 26, 2012
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A bill to improve the protections afforded under Federal law to consumers from contaminated seafood by directing the Secretary of Commerce to establish a program, in coordination with other appropriate Federal agencies, to strengthen activities for ensuring that seafood sold or offered for sale to the public in or affecting interstate commerce is fit for human consumption.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3928 (111th).
Reintroduced Bill — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 50 (112th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2688”). 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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 1, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 2688 — 110th Congress: Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2688
“S. 2688 — 110th Congress: Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2688>
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