Bill Text — Dec 2, 2011
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Jun 23, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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
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.
6/23/2010--Introduced.Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act - Genetically Engineered Crop and Animal Farmer Protection Act - Requires a biotech company that sells any genetically engineered animal, plant, or seed that ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6637 (110th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3555 (112th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5579”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2008
Referred to Committee
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. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5579>
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