H.R. 5883: Clarification of Treatment of Electronic Sales of Livestock Act of 2016

To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to clarify the duties relating to services furnished in connection with the buying or selling of livestock in commerce through online, video, or other electronic methods, and for other purposes.



Jul 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 7, 2016.


Pub.L. 114-237


David Rouzer

Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 2 pages


Jul 14, 2016

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Sep 14, 2016
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Sep 22, 2016
On House Schedule

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Sep 26, 2016
Passed House

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Sep 29, 2016
Passed Senate

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Oct 7, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

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