S 496

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 496

To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act to repeal a duplicative program relating to inspection and grading of catfish.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 7, 2011

Mr. MCCAIN (for himself and Mr. COBURN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry


A BILL

To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act to repeal a duplicative program relating to inspection and grading of catfish.

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

SECTION 1. REPEAL OF DUPLICATIVE PROGRAM.

    (a) In General- Effective on the date of enactment of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act (7 U.S.C. 8701 et seq.), section 11016 of that Act (Public Law 110-246; 122 Stat. 2130) and the amendments made by that section are repealed.

    (b) Application- The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621 et seq.) and the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) shall be applied and administered as if section 11016 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act (Public Law 110-246; 122 Stat. 2130) and the amendments made by that section had not been enacted.

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