To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to exempt from inspection the slaughter of animals and the preparation of carcasses conducted at a custom slaughter facility, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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23 Cosponsors (17 Republicans, 6 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Reps Massie and Pingree Introduce Bill to Revive Local Meat Processing”
— Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY4] (Sponsor) on May 25, 2017
“U.S. Representatives Pingree and Massie Introduce Bill to Revive Local Meat Processing”
— Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME1] (Co-sponsor) on May 25, 2017
Jul 23, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3187 (114th).
May 25, 2017
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May 21, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2859 (116th).
Jun 11, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3835.
H.R. 2657 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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