S. 1269 (111th): Food Safety Rapid Response Act


Jun 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Amy Klobuchar

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for enhanced foodborne illness surveillance and food safety capacity, to establish regional food safety centers of excellence, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/16/2009--Introduced.Food Safety Rapid Response Act - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to strengthen and expand foodborne illness surveillance systems to: (1) inform and evaluate efforts to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 16, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1269”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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