H.R.2393 - Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11] (Introduced 05/18/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-131|
|Latest Action:||06/11/2015 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Text: H.R.2393 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Received in Senate (06/11/2015)
To amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to repeal country of origin labeling requirements with respect to beef, pork, and chicken, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015”.
(a) Definitions.—Section 281 of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1638) is amended—
(1) by striking paragraphs (1) and (7);
(2) by redesignating paragraphs (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (8), and (9) as paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), and (7), respectively; and
(A) by striking clause (i) and inserting the following new clause:
“(i) muscle cuts of lamb and venison;”;
(B) by striking clause (ii) and inserting the following new clause:
“(ii) ground lamb and ground venison;”;
(C) by striking clause (viii); and
(D) by redesignating clauses (ix), (x), and (xi) as clauses (viii), (ix), and (x), respectively.
(b) Notice of country of origin.—Section 282 of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1638a) is amended—
(A) in the heading, by striking “beef, lamb, pork, chicken,” and inserting “lamb,”;
(B) by striking “beef, lamb, pork, chicken,” and inserting “lamb,” each place it appears in subparagraphs (A), (B), (C), and (D); and
(i) in the heading, by striking “Ground beef, pork, lamb, chicken,” and inserting “Ground lamb,”; and
(ii) by striking “ground beef, ground pork, ground lamb, ground chicken,” each place it appears and inserting “ground lamb,”; and
(A) by striking subparagraphs (B) and (C); and
(B) by redesignating subparagraphs (D) and (E) as subparagraphs (B) and (C), respectively.
Passed the House of Representatives June 10, 2015.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|