New Cosponsor — Apr 18, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Maurice Hinchey [D-NY22, 2003-2012]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (4 Democrats).
Dec 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on December 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2011
Length: 40 pages
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.
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Last Action: Jun 23, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3554 — 112th Congress: Genetically Engineered Safety Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3554
“H.R. 3554 — 112th Congress: Genetically Engineered Safety Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. July 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3554>
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