S.578: FASTER Act of 2021

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Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2021 or the FASTER Act of 2021 This bill expands the definition of major food allergen for purposes of certain food-labeling requirements to specifically include sesame. In addition, the Department of Health and Human Services must report on certain information related to food allergy research and data collection activities.

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There are 4 statements associated with S.578.

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Date Description
April 20, 2021
Presented to President.
April 14, 2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 11 (Roll no. 100).
April 14, 2021
Considered as unfinished business.
April 14, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules.
April 14, 2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 11 (Roll no. 100). (text: CR H1749-1750)
April 14, 2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1783)
April 14, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1749-1751)
April 14, 2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 14, 2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
April 14, 2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 578.
April 14, 2021
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
March 8, 2021
Held at the desk.
March 8, 2021
Received in the House.
March 8, 2021
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 3, 2021
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1021-1022, S1029; text: CR S1029)
March 3, 2021
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
March 3, 2021
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1021; text: CR S1029)
March 3, 2021

Introduced in the Senate by Tim Scott (R-S.C.)

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