H.R. 875 (111th): Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009

Introduced:

Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Rosa DeLauro
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009
Length: 117 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

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H.R. 7143 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008

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History

Introduced
Feb 4, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (40D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

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