H.R.5962 - Organic Standards Protection Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23] (Introduced 06/19/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/19/2012 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5962 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/19/2012)
Amends the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 to require all persons, including producers, handlers, and certifying agents, required to report information to the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) under such Act to maintain all contracts, agreements, receipts, and other records associated with the organic certification program for 5 years (10 years for a certifying agent).
Authorizes investigative and enforcement actions for violations of such Act.