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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 23, 2010
 
Introduced

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