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Text of the Gulf Oyster Protection Act of 2009

This bill was introduced on November 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 4, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4022

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 4, 2009

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To prohibit additional requirements for the control of Vibrio vulnificus applicable to the post-harvest processing of oysters.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Gulf Oyster Protection Act of 2009.

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Prohibition against additional requirements applicable to post-harvest processing of oysters

No Federal funds may be used to establish or implement under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 301 et seq.) or other authority any requirement for the control of Vibrio vulnificus applicable to the post-harvest processing of oysters that is in addition to Federal requirements applicable to such processing as of the date of the enactment of this Act.