S. 541 (113th): Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013


Mar 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mary Landrieu

Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prevent human health threats posed by the consumption of equines raised in the United States.

Summary (CRS)

3/12/2013--Introduced.Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem equine (horses and other members of the equidae family) parts to be ... Read more >

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Mar 12, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 541”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (25D, 3R, 1I) (show)
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