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S. 2479 (116th): A bill to provide clarification regarding the common or usual name for bison and compliance with section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and for other purposes.


Cosponsors of S. 2479 (116th)

This bill had 7 cosponsors — 4 Democrats, 3 Republicans — not including its sponsor.

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Sponsor/Cosponsor Joined/Withdrawn On Referred Committees*
R Hoeven, John [R-ND] Primary Sponsor
R Braun, Mike [R-IN] Original Cosponsor
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
D Smith, Tina [D-MN] Original Cosponsor
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
D Rosen, Jacky [D-NV] Jul 28, 2020
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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* Based on current committee assignments. An original cosponsor was a cosponsor on the date the legislation was introduced. Other cosponsors are shown with the date they joined, or later withdrew.

The table above shows whether the sponsor and any cosponsors are members of any committees that the bill has been referred to, a key predictor of whether this bill will move forward.

Cosponsorship of Other Relevant Legislators

The table below shows whether legislators on relevant committees or cosponsors of relevant bills are the sponsor or a cosponsor of this bill.

Cosponsor? Legislator Committee Assignment(s), Bills Sponsored
No D Murray, Patty [D-WA]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Chair
No R Burr, Richard [R-NC]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Ranking Member
Original Cosponsor R Braun, Mike [R-IN]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No R Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No R Collins, Susan [R-ME]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No R Marshall, Roger [R-KS]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No R Moran, Jerry [R-KS]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No R Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No R Paul, Rand [R-KY]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No R Romney, Mitt [R-UT]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No R Scott, Tim [R-SC]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No R Tuberville, Tommy [R-AL]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No D Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No D Casey, Robert “Bob” [D-PA]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No D Hassan, Margaret “Maggie” [D-NH]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No D Hickenlooper, John [D-CO]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No D Kaine, Timothy “Tim” [D-VA]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No D Luján, Ben [D-NM]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No D Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Jul 28, 2020 D Rosen, Jacky [D-NV]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
No I Sanders, Bernard “Bernie” [I-VT]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Original Cosponsor D Smith, Tina [D-MN]
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Sep 26, 2019 R Cramer, Kevin [R-ND]
Sep 23, 2019 R Thune, John [R-SD]
Original Cosponsor D Bennet, Michael [D-CO]
No D Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]
Feb 27, 2020 D Tester, Jon [D-MT]