H.R.15727 - A bill to amend the meat and meat products import control law.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-6] (Introduced 09/28/1976)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/28/1976 Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.15727 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/28/1976)
Amends the Tariff Schedules of the United States to declare it the policy of Congress that the importation of fresh, chilled, or frozen cattle meat, fresh, chilled, or frozen meats of goats and sheep, and prepared or preserved beef or veal (other than cured or pickled beef and veal and beef in airtight containers) be limited to 750,000,000 pounds after 1976.
Authorizes revision of such limitation by the percentage of estimated average domestic commercial production of such articles for any calendar year and the two preceding calendar years compared to the average annual domestic slaughter of feed cattle during 1969 through 1972 inclusive. Sets forth procedures whereby the Secretary of Agriculture shall implement such limitations.