US HB5415 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on December 12 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-12-12 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Expanded Food Safety Investigation Act of 2019 This bill provides that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may, under specified circumstances, request access to a concentrated animal-feeding operation (i.e., a stabled or confined animal-feeding operation) to conduct microbial sampling. Specifically, the bill allows the FDA to request access if the FDA determines that sampling is necessary to facilitate an investigation of a foodborne-illness outbreak, determine the cause of the outbreak, or address other public health needs. The bill provides that such an operation shall be subject to penalties for refusing such a sampling.

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Title

Expanded Food Safety Investigation Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-12-12HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2019-12-12HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2958 (Related) 2019-11-21 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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