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S.175: A bill to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to improve the use of certain registered pesticides.

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Sponsor Pat Roberts, R-Kan.
Total Cosponsors 14 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 29, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 29, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to provide that no permit shall be required for: (1) the use of a pesticide that is registered or otherwise authorized for use under such Act; (2) the use of a biological control organism for the prevention, control, or eradication of a plant pest or noxious weed that is in accordance with the Plant Protection Act; or (3) the conduct of any other plant pest, noxious weed, or pest control activity conducted in accordance with the Plant Protection Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 29, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.