Text: H.R.6265 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6265

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prevent the approval of genetically engineered fish.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 29, 2010

Mr. Young of Alaska introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prevent the approval of genetically engineered fish.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Preventing the approval of genetically engineered fish.

Section 512(a) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360b(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(7) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, a genetically engineered fish shall be deemed unsafe under this section, including for purposes of section 402(a)(2)(C)(ii).”.