Dec 5, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 5, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Georgia
About the bill
A bill to assure the safety and quality of our Nation's meat, poultry, and egg products by providing the Secretary of Agriculture with the authority to quarantine animals if he believes they may contain illegal residue levels; to strengthen the enforcement power of the Secretary under the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, and the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 by providing authority to withdraw inspection services under certain conditions; to levy civil penalties for certain violations; and to provide consistent standards and penalties for bribery.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 3256 — 96th Congress: Food Safety and Quality Amendments of 1980. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s3256
“S. 3256 — 96th Congress: Food Safety and Quality Amendments of 1980.” www.GovTrack.us. 1980. August 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s3256>
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