S. 510 (111th): FDA Food Safety Modernization Act


Mar 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 30, 2010 but was never passed by the House.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2010
Length: 242 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2751 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 4, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply.


This bill was superseded by H.R. 2751. On Sunday, December 19, the text of S. 510 replaced the original text of H.R. 2751, and the bill passed by voice vote. H.R. 2751, originally the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act, passed the House in June 2009 and was a "vehicle" for the passage of S. 510 ...

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Mar 3, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 18, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Nov 30, 2010
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 510”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (13D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Nov 17, 2010 11:32 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 74/25
Nov 18, 2010 5:59 p.m.
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 57/27
Nov 30, 2010 10:09 a.m.
Bill Passed 73/25

Related Bills

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

S. 3385 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2008

H.R. 2751 (Related)
FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 4, 2011

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