H.R. 3554 (112th): Genetically Engineered Safety Act

Introduced:

Dec 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2011
Length: 40 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the open-air cultivation of genetically engineered pharmaceutical and industrial crops, to prohibit the use of common human food or animal feed as the host plant for a genetically engineered pharmaceutical or industrial chemical, to establish a tracking system to regulate the growing, handling, transportation, and disposal of pharmaceutical and industrial crops and their byproducts to prevent human, animal, and general environmental exposure to genetically engineered pharmaceutical and industrial crops and their byproducts, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of genetically engineered foods, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Dec 2, 2011
 
Introduced

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Committee Assignments
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