A bill to improve food safety, to encourage greater production of agricultural commodities for use in the locality of production, to reauthorize and expand Department of Agriculture support of those efforts, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Ohio. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 5, 2017
Length: 46 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on October 5, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Oct 5, 2017
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S. 1947 (115th) 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. 1947. 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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