H.R. 4913 (111th): Free Speech About Science Act of 2010


Mar 23, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2010
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act concerning the distribution of information on legitimate scientific research in connection with foods and dietary supplements, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/23/2010--Introduced.Free Speech About Science Act of 2010 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow food producers to make a disease or health-related claim about a food ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 23, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4913”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1364 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 5, 2011

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