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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Peanut Labeling Act of 1999

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require country of origin labeling of peanuts and peanut products and to establish penalties for violations of the labeling requirements.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
11/09/1999Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
11/17/1999Executive Comment Requested from USDA.
11/17/1999Referred to the Subcommittee on Risk Management, Research and Specialty Crops.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
11/09/1999Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/09/1999Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture11/09/1999 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Risk Management, Research and Specialty Crops11/17/1999 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/09/1999)

Peanut Labeling Act of 1999 - Requires retailers of peanuts or peanut products produced or imported into the United States to inform final point of sale consumers of such products' country of origin, unless: (1) waived by the Secretary of Agriculture because of the difficulty of determining product origin; or (2) the products are already labeled by the packer, importer, or other person. Authorizes civil penalties for violations of such requirement.