New Cosponsor — Jun 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Bob Filner [D-CA51, 2003-2012]
The bill now has 7 cosponsors (7 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: 19 pages
To provide additional protections for farmers and ranchers that may be harmed economically by genetically engineered seeds, plants, or animals, to ensure fairness for farmers and ranchers in their dealings with biotech companies that sell genetically engineered seeds, plants, or animals, to assign liability for injury caused by genetically engineered organisms, and for other purposes.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3555 — 112th Congress: Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3555
“H.R. 3555 — 112th Congress: Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. September 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3555>
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