New Cosponsor — May 10, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders [I-VT]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Independent).
Mar 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2011
Length: 3 pages
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish and enforce a maximum somatic cell count requirement for fluid milk.
3/2/2011--Introduced.Milk Quality Standards Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to limit the somatic cell count in all dairy products sold, transported, or offered for ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 458 — 112th Congress: Milk Quality Standards Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s458
“S. 458 — 112th Congress: Milk Quality Standards Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s458>
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