S. 216 (112th): Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011

Introduced:

Jan 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on April 14, 2011 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to increase criminal penalties for certain knowing and intentional violations relating to food that is misbranded or adulterated.

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S. 3767 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 23, 2010

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The “S.” in “S. 216” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Jan 27, 2011
Reported by Committee
Mar 31, 2011
Passed Senate
Apr 14, 2011
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

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