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USHB7521IntroSafe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act This bill directs the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture (USDA), for the duration of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period, to suspend any waivers and not issu...
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2020-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB7490IntroRAMP-UP Act Requiring Assistance to Meat Processors for Upgrading Plants Act
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2020-09-03
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB7501IntroTo amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to foster efficient markets and increase competition and transparency among packers that purchase livestock from producers. This bill establishes that a minimum of 50% of a covered packer's weekly volum...
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2020-09-03
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB4353IntroA bill to provide emergency assistance for independent poultry growers, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4338IntroSafe Line Speeds During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill directs the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to temporarily suspend any waivers and not issue new waivers related to line speeds in meat and poultry esta...
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2020-07-28
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4298IntroRAMP-UP Act Requiring Assistance to Meat Processors for Upgrading Plants Act
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2020-07-23
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7610IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The...
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2020-07-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 358.
USSB4156IntroRELIEF for Producers Act of 2020 Responding to Epidemic Losses and Investing in the Economic Future for Producers Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7425IntroDIRECT Act Direct Interstate Retail Exemption for Certain Transactions Act
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2020-07-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2989)
USHB7458IntroU.S. Pork Producer Assistance Act of 2020 This bill provides supplemental funding for the Department of Agriculture to provide support payments to domestic pork producers with losses of market-ready hogs due to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease...
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2020-07-01
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB4050IntroPublic Health Emergency Production Act of 2020
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2020-06-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7162IntroExpanding Markets for State-Inspected Meat Processors Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3922IntroCoronavirus Regulatory Repeal Act of 2020
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2020-06-09
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7082IntroEnsuring STEAKS Act of 2020 Ensuring Safety Tools so that Employees are All Kept Secure Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue regulations with respect to protection against COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 201...
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2020-06-01
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7051IntroTo provide Federal relief to hog producers, especially family farmers and independent producers, who have been forced to euthanize hogs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to us...
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2020-05-28
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7030IntroTo provide emergency assistance to covered producers for market-ready swine losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to use $1.2 billion of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporat...
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2020-05-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2326, E501)
USHB6977IntroSmall Packer Overtime and Holiday Fee Relief for COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3797IntroSmall Packer Overtime and Holiday Fee Relief for COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3759IntroGlobal Wildlife Health and Pandemic Prevention Act
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2020-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6883IntroProtecting Protein Production and Consumer Access Act of 2020 This bill exempts meat processing facilities from liability for any act or omission relating to harm arising from exposure to, or infection by, the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes...
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2020-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR575IntroA resolution reaffirming a strong commitment to United States producers and commodities made in the United States. This resolution expresses that the Senate urges the President to require the U.S. Trade Representative to enter into the trade negotiat...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3628IntroA bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for purchasing dogs and cats from wet markets in China, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the use of federal funds to purchase from a wet market in China any live animal or animal product. The bil...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6718IntroFarm System Reform Act of 2020
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2020-05-06
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHR922IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all nations should permanently close live wildlife markets and that the People's Republic of China should cease spreading disinformation regarding the origins of coronavirus.
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2020-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB6120IntroFood Worker Pay Standards Act This bill prohibits the federal government from purchasing any meat, meat food product, poultry, poultry food product, or processed food produced by workers in the United States who are compensated at a rate lower than t...
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2020-03-05
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5861IntroAgriculture Resilience Act
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2020-02-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5841IntroFood Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-02-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5773IntroFreight Restriction Elimination for Safer Hauling Act of 2019 This bill allows a state to waive vehicle weight limitations for certain vehicles carrying perishable commodities or products on the Interstate Highway System within such state boundaries.
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB5818IntroTruth in Buffalo Labeling Act
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2020-02-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5728IntroFood Safety Modernization for Innovative Technologies Act This bill provides statutory authority for joint agency jurisdiction over food intended for humans that is produced using animal cell culture technology. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
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2020-01-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3221IntroFarm System Reform Act of 2019
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2020-01-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3053IntroFood Safety Modernization for Innovative Technologies Act This bill provides statutory authority for joint agency jurisdiction over food intended for humans that is produced using animal cell culture technology. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
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2019-12-16
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB5064IntroAnimal Disease Surveillance and Detection Act of 2019
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2019-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB4881IntroReal MEAT Act of 2019 Real Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHCR71IntroUrging all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against such trade. This concurrent resolution calls for an end to the consumption and trade of dog and cat meat and urges nations to adopt and enforce laws banning ...
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2019-11-13
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSCR29IntroA concurrent resolution urging all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against such trade. This concurrent resolution calls for an end to the consumption and trade of dog and cat meat and urges nations to adopt a...
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2019-11-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR391IntroA resolution reaffirming a strong commitment to the U.S. producers and American-made commodities. This resolution expresses that the Senate supports legislation to reinstate Country-of-Origin labeling for pork and beef to allow consumers to make an i...
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2019-10-31
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4755IntroSafe Food Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Food Safety Administration (FSA) as an independent agency to administer and enforce food safety laws. The functions of specified federal agencies that relate to the administration or enforcement of food...
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2019-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHCR66IntroUrging all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against such trade. This concurrent resolution calls for an end to the consumption and trade of dog and cat meat and urges nations to adopt and enforce laws banning ...
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2019-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSCR26IntroA concurrent resolution calling for an end to the consumption and trade of dog and cat meat. This concurrent resolution calls for an end to the consumption and trade of dog and cat meat and urges nations to adopt and enforce laws banning that trade.
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2019-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2479IntroA bill to provide clarification regarding the common or usual name for bison and compliance with section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2933IntroFood and Agribusiness Merger Moratorium and Antitrust Review Act of 2019 This bill places a moratorium on certain acquisitions between large agricultural and retail-related businesses and establishes the Food and Agriculture Concentration and Market ...
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSB2006IntroJohn Stringer Rainey SAFE Act John Stringer Rainey Safeguard American Food Exports Act
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2019-06-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1995IntroSafe Food Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Food Safety Administration (FSA) as an independent agency to administer and enforce food safety laws. The functions of specified federal agencies that relate to the administration or enforcement of food...
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2019-06-26
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2859IntroPRIME Act Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption Act This bill expands the exemption of custom slaughtering of animals from federal inspection requirements. Under current law, the exemption applies if the meat is slaughtered for personal, h...
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2019-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB1720IntroNew Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act of 2019 This bill allows meat and poultry products inspected by State Meat and Poultry Inspection programs to be sold in interstate commerce. (Under the inspection programs, the Department of Agric...
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2019-06-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1620IntroPRIME Act Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption Act This bill expands the exemption of custom slaughtering of animals from federal inspection requirements. Under current law, the exemption applies if the meat is slaughtered for personal, h...
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2019-05-22
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1596IntroFood and Agribusiness Merger Moratorium and Antitrust Review Act of 2019 This bill places a moratorium on certain acquisitions between large agricultural and retail-related businesses and establishes the Food and Agriculture Concentration and Market ...
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2291IntroWild Game Donation Act of 2019 This bill modifies the tax treatment of donations of wild game meat to (1) increase the tax deduction for charitable contributions of qualified wild game meat by the processing fees paid with respect to such contributio...
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2019-04-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1124IntroA bill to require the establishment of a working group to evaluate the food safety threat posed by beef and poultry imported from Brazil, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a working group to ...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Finance Committee
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