Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 110th Congress.

S. 1149 - A Bill to Amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to Authorize the Interstate Distribution

Food. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the interstate distribution of State-inspected meat and poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture determines that the State inspection requirements are at least equal to Federal inspection requirements and to require the Secretary to reimburse State agencies for part of the costs of the inspections.… More
A bill to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the interstate distribution of State-inspected meat and poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture determines that the State inspection requirements are at least equal to Federal inspection requirements and to require the Secretary to reimburse State agencies for part of the costs of the inspections. (by CRS) Hide
 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

A Bill to Amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to Authorize the Interstate Distribution

S. 1149 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the interstate distribution of State-inspected meat and poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture determines that the State inspection requirements are at least equal to Federal inspection requirements and to require the Secretary to reimburse State agencies for part of the costs of the inspections. (by CRS)
Learn More
At OpenCongress
Title
A bill to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the interstate distribution of State-inspected meat and poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture determines that the State inspection requirements are at least equal to Federal inspection requirements and to require the Secretary to reimburse State agencies for part of the costs of the inspections.
Other Titles
    Sponsor
    Herbert Kohl
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Food
    • Agriculture
    • Business
    • Federal-state relations
    • Interstate commerce
    • Meat inspection
    • Poultry
    • State and local government
    • State laws
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced4/18/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced4/18/2007
    4/18/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
    4/18/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4693)
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    340 times as much
    $799,556
    $659,345
    $0
    $1,615,857
    $57,250
    $385,792
    $3,517,800
    $6,850
    $3,500
    $10,350
    21 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Bill to Amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to Authorize the Interstate Distribution of State-Inspected Meat and Poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture Determines That the State Inspection Requirements Are at Least Equal to Federal Inspection Requirements and to Require the Secretary to Reimburse State Agencies for Part of the Costs of the Inspections.

    21 organizations supported this bill

    American Association Of Meat Processors
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    American Farm Bureau Federation
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    American Grassfed Association
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    American Meat Goat Association
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    American Sheep Industry Association
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    (n.d.). AVMA 110th Congress Legislative Agenda. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Center for Rural Affairs
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    Council of State Governments
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    Livestock Marketing Association
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    Midwestern Legislative Conference Of The Council Of State Governments
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Bison Association
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Conference of State Legislatures
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Family Farm Coalition
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Farmers Union
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Grange
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    North American Deer Farmers Association
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    Regional Farm And Food Project
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    U.S. Cattlemen's Association
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    Western Organization of Resource Councils
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .
    Women Involved in Farm Economics
    (n.d.). Coalition for Fair Agriculture and Rural Markets . Retrieved n.d., from .

    2 organizations opposed this bill

    Consumer Federation of America
    (n.d.). To All Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved n.d., from .
    United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
    (n.d.). To All Members of the United States Senate. Retrieved n.d., from .

    Need proof?

    View citations of support and opposition

    Anything missing?

    Help your colleagues by suggesting an organization that took a position on this vote.
    How do you know they have this position? Please include a link to a newspaper article, organization's website, or other source.
    We will use it only to contact you about this form. Your address will never appear on this site.

    MapLight editors may add this organization after checking the sources you listed above. Thank you for helping to improve our site.

    Cancel
    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,700$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,150$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$76,180$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$16,000$0
    Bob BennettRUT$51,171$0
    Joe BidenDDE$2,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$17,450$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$65,748$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$16,550$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$11,600$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$36,150$0
    Jim BunningRKY$16,100$0
    Richard BurrRNC$62,000$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$2,700$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$3,750$0
    Ben CardinDMD$1,000$4,350
    Tom CarperDDE$5,400$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$7,550$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$184,940$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$60,970$1,000
    Tom CoburnROK$32,800$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$41,500$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$120,507$0
    Susan CollinsRME$12,800$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$40,612$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$22,200$0
    John CornynRTX$312,805$0
    Larry CraigRID$31,300$0
    Mike CrapoRID$41,060$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$19,500$0
    Chris DoddDCT$18,200$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$44,970$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$23,700$0
    Byron DorganDND$17,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$40,100$0
    John EnsignRNV$32,500$0
    Mike EnziRWY$37,200$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$6,250$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$44,311$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$8,200$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$47,750$0
    Judd GreggRNH$14,000$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$12,350$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$61,932$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$24,600$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$198,136$0
    Jim InhofeROK$57,930$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$10,350$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$19,700$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$31,250$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$15,450$0
    John KerryDMA$250$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$18,750$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$71,756$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$16,905$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$5,550$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$6,750$0
    Carl LevinDMI$4,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$7,500$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$81,365$500
    Chester Trent LottRMS$17,700$0
    Dick LugarRIN$35,500$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$36,450$0
    John McCainRAZ$11,000$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$14,900$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$95,294$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$13,125$1,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$13,000$2,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,500$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$11,800$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$135,750$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$50,198$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$7,400$0
    Mark PryorDAR$38,562$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,750$0
    Harry ReidDNV$35,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$105,686$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$65,578$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$6,500$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$3,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$25,900$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$14,500$0
    Gordon SmithROR$46,600$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$8,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$61,250$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$18,400$1,500
    Ted StevensRAK$8,000$0
    John SununuRNH$7,100$0
    Jon TesterDMT$64,150$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$24,700$0
    John ThuneRSD$89,899$0
    David VitterRLA$27,900$0
    George VoinovichROH$19,485$0
    John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$12,250$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,750$0
    Ron WydenDOR$55,325$0

    Add Data Filters:

    Legislator Filters
    Legislator Filters
    Show All
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,700$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,150$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$76,180$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$16,000$0
    Bob BennettRUT$51,171$0
    Joe BidenDDE$2,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$17,450$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$65,748$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$16,550$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$11,600$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$36,150$0
    Jim BunningRKY$16,100$0
    Richard BurrRNC$62,000$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$2,700$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$3,750$0
    Ben CardinDMD$1,000$4,350
    Tom CarperDDE$5,400$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$7,550$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$184,940$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$60,970$1,000
    Tom CoburnROK$32,800$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$41,500$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$120,507$0
    Susan CollinsRME$12,800$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$40,612$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$22,200$0
    John CornynRTX$312,805$0
    Larry CraigRID$31,300$0
    Mike CrapoRID$41,060$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$19,500$0
    Chris DoddDCT$18,200$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$44,970$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$23,700$0
    Byron DorganDND$17,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$40,100$0
    John EnsignRNV$32,500$0
    Mike EnziRWY$37,200$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$6,250$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$44,311$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$8,200$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$47,750$0
    Judd GreggRNH$14,000$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$12,350$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$61,932$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$24,600$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$198,136$0
    Jim InhofeROK$57,930$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$10,350$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$19,700$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$31,250$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$15,450$0
    John KerryDMA$250$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$18,750$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$71,756$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$16,905$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$5,550$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$6,750$0
    Carl LevinDMI$4,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$7,500$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$81,365$500
    Chester Trent LottRMS$17,700$0
    Dick LugarRIN$35,500$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$36,450$0
    John McCainRAZ$11,000$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$14,900$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$95,294$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$13,125$1,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$13,000$2,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,500$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$11,800$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$135,750$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$50,198$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$7,400$0
    Mark PryorDAR$38,562$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,750$0
    Harry ReidDNV$35,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$105,686$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$65,578$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$6,500$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$3,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$25,900$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$14,500$0
    Gordon SmithROR$46,600$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$8,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$61,250$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$18,400$1,500
    Ted StevensRAK$8,000$0
    John SununuRNH$7,100$0
    Jon TesterDMT$64,150$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$24,700$0
    John ThuneRSD$89,899$0
    David VitterRLA$27,900$0
    George VoinovichROH$19,485$0
    John WarnerRVA$2,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$12,250$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,750$0
    Ron WydenDOR$55,325$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Livestock$1,615,857
    Meat processing & products$799,556
    Veterinarians$659,345
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$385,792
    Sheep and Wool Producers$57,250
    Farm bureaus$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Consumer groups$6,850
    Retail trade unions$3,500
    Loading…
    Date Range of Contributions
    Enter a custom date range