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H.R. 4879: Protect Interstate Commerce Act of 2018

To prevent States and local jurisdictions from interfering with the production and distribution of agricultural products in interstate or foreign commerce, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Steve King

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2018
Length: 4 pages

Jan 25, 2018


Introduced on Jan 25, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 25, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


7% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

In Defense of Animals: This legislation seeks to undermine state animal protection laws and eradicate the will of the people who passionately fought for them.


Jan 25, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Ordered Reported

Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4879 is 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.

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