H.Res. 17 (112th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Commissioner of Food and Drugs should evaluate the scientific evidence on the question of whether to add more folic acid to enriched grain products and expand folic acid fortification into cornmeal and corn-based food products to help prevent further serious birth defects.

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Pete Sessions
Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/5/2011--Introduced.Calls on the Commissioner of Food and Drugs (FDA) to evaluate the scientific evidence on the question of whether to add more folic acid to enriched grain products and expand ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 202 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 2009

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 17” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 5, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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