S. 50 (112th): Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act


Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2012
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/26/2012--Reported to Senate without amendment.Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) to strengthen federal activities for ensuring that commercially distributed seafood meets federal food quality ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 8, 2011
Reported by Committee

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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.


11 cosponsors (9D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3928 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2010

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