H.R. 2393: Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015

Introduced:

May 18, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jun 10, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 10, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Michael Conaway

Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2015
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

15% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to repeal country of origin labeling requirements with respect to beef, pork, and chicken, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015 would repeal the requirement for meat products to be labeled with their country of origin. Currently meat products must include information on where the animal was bred, raised, and slaughtered. The Canadian government filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) to remove the labeling as a violation of trade ...

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History

May 18, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 20, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 10, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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