A bill to establish requirements regarding quality dates and safety dates in food labeling, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 18, 2016
Length: 12 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on May 18, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 18, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 30, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2337.
S. 2947 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2947. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
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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