H.R.4816 - Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] (Introduced 05/22/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||06/03/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4816 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act of 2002 - States that a biotech company shall be liable, and that the liability may not be waived or avoided, to any party injured by the release of a genetically engineered organism into the environment if the injury results from such genetic engineering.
Introduced in House (05/22/2002)
Defines "biotech company" and "injury" for purposes of this Act.