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.
Jan 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2011
Length: 2 pages
Earlier Version — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3767 (111th).
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S. 216 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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