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H.R. 4879 (115th): Protect Interstate Commerce Act of 2018

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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.

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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
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

WATCH: Kings Protect Interstate Commerce Act Included In the Farm Bill
    — Rep. Steve King [R-IA4] (Sponsor) on Apr 18, 2018

Senators: Reject Harmful King Amendment to Farm Bill
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] on Aug 6, 2018

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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.

H.R. 4879 (115th) 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 H.R. 4879. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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