H.R. 3555 (112th): Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act


Dec 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2011
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act - Genetically Engineered Crop and Animal Farmer Protection Act - Requires a biotech company that sells any genetically engineered animal, plant, or seed that ... Read more >

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Dec 2, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3555”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5579 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2010

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