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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter.

Actions Overview (1)

03/28/2012Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

04/12/2012Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
03/28/2012Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/28/2012Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] 03/29/2012

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture03/28/2012 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry04/12/2012 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/28/2012)

Amends the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to prohibit livestock packers from owning, controlling, or feeding livestock to such an extent that the producer no longer materially participates in the management of the operation, with exceptions for: (1) animals held for not more than seven days before slaughter; (2) certain cooperatives that own, control, or feed livestock and provide such livestock for slaughter; (3) packers that are not required to report price and quantity information on each reporting day; or (4) packers that own one livestock processing plant.