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Short Titles as Introduced

Food and Agribusiness Merger Moratorium and Antitrust Review Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To impose a moratorium on large agribusiness, food and beverage manufacturing, and grocery retail mergers, and to establish a commission to review large agriculture, food and beverage manufacturing, and grocery retail mergers, concentration, and market power.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
09/13/2018Introduced in House

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09/13/2018Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/13/2018Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/13/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture09/13/2018 Referred to
House Judiciary09/13/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/13/2018)

Food and Agribusiness Merger Moratorium and Antitrust Review Act of 2018

This bill places a moratorium on certain acquisitions between large agricultural and retail-related businesses and establishes the Food and Agriculture Concentration and Market Power Review Commission. The commission shall report to Congress and the President on (1) the nature and consequences of market concentration in the U.S. food and agricultural economy, and (2) recommended legal and regulatory changes to address such market concentration.