New Cosponsor — Mar 19, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Barney Frank [D-MA4, 1981-2012]
The bill now has 40 cosponsors (40 Democrats).
Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009
Length: 117 pages
To establish the Food Safety Administration within the Department of Health and Human Services to protect the public health by preventing food-borne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to food-borne illness, and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes.
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Last Action: Sep 26, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 875 — 111th Congress: Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr875
“H.R. 875 — 111th Congress: Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr875>
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