H. R. 4022
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 4, 2009
Mr. Boyd introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To prohibit additional requirements for the control of Vibrio vulnificus applicable to the post-harvest processing of oysters.
This Act may be cited as the
Gulf Oyster Protection Act of
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.