To make improvements with respect to the pricing of cattle in the United States, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for South Dakota At Large. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2022
Length: 12 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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20 Cosponsors (13 Republicans, 7 Democrats)
Jun 24, 2021
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May 17, 2022
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Jun 14, 2022
Reported by House Committee on Agriculture
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Jan 26, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 559.
H.R. 4140 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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