S. 2427 (97th): A bill to authorize civil penalties for violations of various laws for preventing the introduction and dissemination of livestock and poultry diseases, plant diseases, and plant pests.

Introduced:

Apr 22, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 22, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jesse Helms

Senator from North Carolina

Republican

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
4/22/1982--Introduced.Amends Federal law to authorize civil penalties for violations of various animal and plant quarantine provisions. Adds specified criminal penalties and increases specified fines for such violations. Eliminates specified conveyance ... Read more >
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H.R. 6679 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 12, 1983

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The “S.” in “S. 2427” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Apr 22, 1982

Details

Cosponsors
none
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Votes

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