Bill Text — Apr 12, 2011
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Apr 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on April 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2011
Length: 2 pages
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ban the use of the arsenic compound known as roxarsone as a food additive.
4/12/2011--Introduced.Poison-Free Poultry Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem the arsenic compound known as roxarsone to be an unsafe food additive. Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3624 (111th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1487”). 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.
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