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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

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

History

Jan 27, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 31, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 4, 2011
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

Apr 14, 2011
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 216 (112th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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