H.R. 2749 (111th): Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009

Introduced:

Jun 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 30, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

John Dingell
Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2009
Length: 159 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the safety of food in the global market, and for other purposes.

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H.Res. 691 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 30, 2009

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2749” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Jun 8, 2009
Reported by Committee
Jun 17, 2009
Failed in the House Under Suspension
Jul 29, 2009
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Passed House
Jul 30, 2009
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Details

Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 29, 2009 3:29 p.m.
Failed 280/150
Jul 30, 2009 6:02 p.m.
Passed 283/142

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