About the bill
This bill was the vehicle for passage of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which is the form it was enacted it. Prior to amendments, the bill regarded defunding Planned Parenthood and the National Sea Grant College Program.
As enacted, the bill created national food labeling standards for "bioengineered" foods and prohibited the states from mandating their own labeling standards for "genetically engineered" foods. For more, see our summary of H.R. 1599: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 .
The bill took on this form after the Senate's last vote, on July 7, 2015, on the measure, which replaced earlier text of the bill with the provisions related to genetically engineered food.
Prior to the Senate's vote, the bill was the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2016
Length: 6 pages
What legislators are saying
S. 764 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 764. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes, Pub. L. No. 114-216, S. 764, 114th Cong. (2016).
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