S. 4007 (111th): Downed Animal and Food Safety Protection Act of 2010


Dec 3, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 3, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Humane Methods of Livestock Slaughter Act of 1958 to ensure the humane slaughter of nonambulatory livestock, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Downed Animal and Food Safety Protection Act of 2010 - States that it is U.S. policy that all nonambulatory livestock in interstate and foreign commerce be immediately and humanely euthanized ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 3, 2010

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 4007”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

Related Bills

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S. 394 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2007

H.R. 4356 (Related)
Downed Animal and Food Safety Protection Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 16, 2009

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