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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Food Promotion Act of 2004

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to establish a voluntary program for the provision of country of origin information with respect to certain agricultural products, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

06/15/2004Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

07/22/2004Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
07/22/2004Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
07/08/2004Executive Comment Requested from USDA.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
06/15/2004Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/15/2004Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture06/15/2004 Referred to
07/22/2004 Markup by

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Subjects (22)

  • Agricultural statistics
  • Agriculture in foreign trade
  • Business records
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Fisheries
  • Fishes
  • Fruit
  • Government paperwork
  • Government publicity
  • Imports
  • Labeling
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Meat
  • Surveys
  • Vegetables

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (06/15/2004)

Food Promotion Act of 2004 - Amends the Agricultural Marketing of 1946 to replace current mandatory country of origin labeling requirements with voluntary country of origin labeling programs for: (1) meat and meat products; (2) wild fish, wild shellfish, farm-raised fish, farm-raised shellfish, and related products; and (3) perishable agricultural commodities.

Sets forth: (1) limitations on use of United States country of origin labels; and (2) civil penalties for program violations.