S. 229 (112th): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically-engineered fish.


Jan 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 31, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Begich

Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2011
Length: 2 pages

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Summary (CRS)

1/31/2011--Introduced.Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem a food to be misbranded if it contains genetically-engineered fish unless the food bears a label stating that fact. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 31, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 229”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3969 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2010

H.R. 520 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 2011

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