Text: H.R.4430 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/08/2014)


113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4430


To amend the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act to ensure that certain facilities continue to be treated as alcohol-related facilities, notwithstanding the distribution of spent grains resulting from the production of alcoholic beverages.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 8, 2014

Mr. Womack (for himself, Mr. Welch, Ms. Pingree of Maine, and Mr. Gardner) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act to ensure that certain facilities continue to be treated as alcohol-related facilities, notwithstanding the distribution of spent grains resulting from the production of alcoholic beverages.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting the Sustainable Use of Spent Grains Act of 2014”.

SEC. 2. Applicability of exemption to alcohol-related facilities that distribute spent grains.

Section 116 of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (21 U.S.C. 2206) is amended—

(1) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (d);

(2) by inserting after subsection (b) the following:

“(c) Spent grains.—Notwithstanding subsection (b), the exemption in subsection (a) shall not cease to apply to a facility on the basis of such facility distributing, for use as food for animals, spent grains resulting from the facility’s production of alcoholic beverages.”; and

(3) in subsection (d), as redesignated, by striking “Except as provided in subsections (a) and (b)” and inserting “Except as provided in subsections (a), (b), and (c)”.


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