H.R. 2751 (111th): FDA Food Safety Modernization Act


Jun 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 4, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 4, 2011.


Pub.L. 111-353


Betty Sutton

Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 29, 2010
Length: 89 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply.


This bill replaced S. 510, the original FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. On Sunday, December 19, the text of S. 510 replaced the original text of H.R. 2751, and the bill passed by voice vote. H.R. 2751, originally the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act, passed the House in June 2009 and was a "vehicle" for the ...

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Jun 8, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 9, 2009
Passed House

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

Dec 19, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 21, 2010
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 4, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2751”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


59 cosponsors (50D, 9R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jun 9, 2009 5:07 p.m.
Passed 298/119
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Dec 21, 2010 4:49 p.m.
Passed 215/144

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 510 (Related)
FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Passed Senate
Last Action: Nov 30, 2010

H.Res. 1781 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 21, 2010

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