H.R.2084 - Bovine Growth Hormone Milk Act104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large] (Introduced 07/20/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/26/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2084 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
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.