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H.R.1731: Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
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Sponsor Kurt Schrader, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 149 (137 Democrats, 13 Republicans)
Introduced April 25, 2013
Latest Major Action May 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013 - Amends the Egg Products Inspection Act to revise provisions concerning housing and treatment of egg-laying hens and enforcement of such requirements.

Sets forth separate caging device and environmental and housing conversion provisions for California.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to delegate to the California Department of Food and Agriculture certain enforcement authority with respect to eggs produced, shipped, handled, transported, or received in California prior to the date that is 15 years after the date of enactment of this Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit.
April 25, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.