S 230

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 230

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prevent the approval of genetically-engineered fish.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 31, 2011

Mr. BEGICH (for himself, Ms. MURKOWSKI, and Mrs. MURRAY) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prevent the approval of genetically-engineered fish.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PREVENTING THE APPROVAL OF GENETICALLY-ENGINEERED FISH.

    Section 512(a) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360b(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

      `(7) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, a genetically-engineered fish shall be deemed unsafe under this section, including for purposes of section 402(a)(2)(C)(ii).'.

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