US HB4999 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 9-0)
Status: Introduced on August 10 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-08-10 - Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Pending: House Agriculture Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Restricts state and local governments from imposing certain standards or conditions on the production or manufacture of agricultural products sold or offered for sale in interstate commerce. Specifically, it prohibits the imposition of such standards or conditions if (1) the production or manufacture occurs in another state, and (2) the standard or condition adds to requirements applicable under federal law and the laws of the state or locality where the product is produced or manufactured. The bill also allows for a private right of action to challenge state or local regulations relating to agricultural goods sold in interstate commerce. A person may bring an action in (1) the U.S. district court for the judicial district in which the person is affected by a regulation or the person resides, operates, or does business; or (2) any other appropriate court with jurisdiction.

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Title

Exposing Agricultural Trade Suppression Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-08-10HouseReferred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-08-10HouseReferred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-08-10HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2619 (Same As) 2021-08-05 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

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