A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to genetically engineered food transparency and uniformity.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2016
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Heinrich Votes Against Bill To Prohibit GMO Labeling”
— Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 16, 2016
Mar 2, 2016
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S. 2621 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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