S. 3239 (112th): Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012


May 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dianne Feinstein

Senator from California



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Last Updated: May 24, 2012
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for a uniform national standard for the housing and treatment of egg-laying hens, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/24/2012--Introduced.Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 - Amends the Egg Products Inspection Act to revise housing and treatment of egg-laying hens and related enforcement provisions.Directs the Secretary of Agriculture ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 24, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3239”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (14D, 3R, 2I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 820 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2013

H.R. 3798 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2012

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