H.R. 1370 (111th): Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act


Mar 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Anthony Weiner

Representative for New York's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/5/2009--Introduced.Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) to establish a program to strengthen federal activities for ensuring that commercially distributed seafood meets federal food quality ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 5, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1370”). 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.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5956 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 1, 2008

S. 3928 (Related)
Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2010

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