H.R. 5579 (111th): Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act

Introduced:

Jun 23, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2010
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

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H.R. 6637 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2008

H.R. 3555 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 2, 2011

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History

Introduced
Jun 23, 2010

Details

Cosponsors
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