H.R.7501: To amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to foster efficient markets and increase competition and transparency among packers that purchase livestock from producers.

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 9, 2020
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 3, 2020

Bill Cosponsors

2 (All Democrats)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

This bill establishes that a minimum of 50% of a covered packer's weekly volume of livestock slaughter must be purchased through spot market sales from nonaffiliated producers. (The term covered packer applies to a packer that is required to report to the Department of Agriculture each reporting day information on the price and quantity of livestock purchased by such packer and does not include a packer that owns only one livestock processing...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 3, 2020
Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
July 9, 2020
Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
July 9, 2020

Introduced in the House by Cynthia Axne (D-Iowa)

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