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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

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.


John Dingell

Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2009
Length: 159 pages


Jun 8, 2009

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Jun 17, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Jul 29, 2009
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Jul 30, 2009
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2749 (111th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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