H.R. 5883 (114th): 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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2016

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

Law:

Pub.L. 114-237

Sponsor:

David Rouzer

Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3350: Clarification of Treatment of Electronic Sales of Livestock Act of 2016

Introduced on Sep 15, 2016. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 14, 2016
 
Introduced

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Sep 14, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 14, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Agriculture

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Sep 20, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Agriculture

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Sep 26, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 29, 2016
 
Passed Senate

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Oct 7, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5883 (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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