H.R.1795 - A bill entitled: "The Federal Meat Inspection Act Amendments of 1983".98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jeffords, James M. [R-VT-At Large] (Introduced 03/02/1983)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/15/1983 Executive Comment Requested from USDA. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1795 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/02/1983)
Amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to permit distribution in interstate commerce of certain State-inspected meat and poultry products.
Requires a State to use official marks on meat and poultry products inspected under State law.
Authorizes meat and poultry processing establishments to transfer from State to Federal inspection or vice versa on October 1 of each year upon the approval of the Secretary of Agriculture.
Requires a State-inspected products which are distributed in interstate commerce to meet Federal marking, labeling, packaging, and ingredient requirements.