Summary: H.R.2084 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2084. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/20/1995)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Labeling

Title II: Reduction in Price

Title III: Residue Test

Bovine Growth Hormone Milk Act - Title I: Labeling - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) to impose labeling requirements on milk and milk products intended for human consumption produced from cows treated with synthetic bovine growth hormone (BGH).

Directs the Secretary to issue recordkeeping regulations for persons who sell, buy, distribute, or use synthetic BGH.

Establishes civil penalties for labeling, recordkeeping, or related violations.

Title II: Reduction in Price - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to reduce the price received for milk produced by cows injected with synthetic BGH.

Title III: Residue Test - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a detection test for synthetic BGH residues in milk.