This bill was enacted as S. 764. The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the distribution and labeling related to bioengineered foods (often referred to as genetically modified foods or GMOs). It would require food producers to notify FDA of any bioengineered foods intended to be sold interstate ... Continue reading »
Mar 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 23, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2015
Length: 37 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4432 (113th).
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H.R. 1599 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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