Summary: S.1340 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (12/20/1995)

Livestock Concentration Report Act - Establishes a Commission on Concentration in the Livestock Industry composed of the Secretary of Agriculture, cattle, hog, and lamb producers, meat packers, corporate representatives, economists, and antitrust experts to review: (1) the adequacy of the study of concentration in the red meat packing industry; (2) the impact of antitrust, coordination, and other laws affecting the meat packing industry; (3) certain farm-to-retail and other price related data; (4) a specified lamb study; and (5) certain hog processing activities.

Requires the Commission to report to the Congress within a specified time, and terminates the Commission within a specified time after such submission.