H.R. 5579 (111th): Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act
Jun 23, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2010
Length: 19 pages
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To provide additional protections for farmers and ranchers that may be harmed economically by genetically engineered seeds, plants, or animals, to ensure fairness for farmers and ranchers in their dealings with biotech companies that sell genetically engineered seeds, plants, or animals, to assign liability for injury caused by genetically engineered organisms, and for other purposes.
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Last Action: Jul 29, 2008
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Last Action: Dec 2, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5579 — 111th Congress: Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5579
“H.R. 5579 — 111th Congress: Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. March 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5579>
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