New Cosponsor — Jun 21, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (9 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
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A bill to strengthen Federal consumer product safety programs and activities with respect to commercially marketed seafood by directing the Secretary of Commerce to coordinate with the Federal Trade Commission and other appropriate Federal agencies to strengthen and coordinate those programs and activities.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2688 (110th).
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3928 (111th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 50”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 50 — 112th Congress: Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s50
“S. 50 — 112th Congress: Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s50>
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