S. 2688 (110th): Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act

Introduced:

Mar 4, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 24, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2008
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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History

Mar 4, 2008
 
Introduced

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Apr 24, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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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.

Details

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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S. 3928 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2010

H.R. 5956 (Related)
Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 1, 2008

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