H.R. 815 (111th): Safe And Fair Enforcement and Recall for Meat, Poultry, and Food Act of 2009


Feb 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 3, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Diana DeGette

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2009
Length: 33 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for improved public health and food safety through enhanced enforcement, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/3/2009--Introduced.Safe And Fair Enforcement and Recall for Meat, Poultry, and Food Act of 2009 or the SAFER Meat, Poultry, and Food Act of 2009 - Amends the Federal Meat Inspection ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 3, 2009

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. 815”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (13D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3484 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 6, 2007

S. 425 (Related)
Food Safety and Tracking Improvement Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2009

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