H.R. 2751 - FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Transportation and public works. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
An act to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
2 proposed amendments. 2 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on December 19, 2010.

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

H.R. 2751 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
An act to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply. (by CRS)
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Title
To accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high polluting automobiles to replace such automobiles with new fuel efficient and less polluting automobiles.
Other Titles
  • Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act
  • Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act
  • FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
  • FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
  • An act to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply.
Sponsor
Betty Sutton
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Agricultural marketing and promotion
  • Agricultural practices and innovations
  • Agricultural research
  • Agricultural trade
  • Allergies
  • Animal and plant health
  • Business records
  • Child health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer affairs
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Transportation
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Education programs funding
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Emergency communications systems
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Emergency planning and evacuation
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Food industry and services
  • Food supply, safety, and labeling
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government information and archives
  • Government investigations
  • Government liability
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Homeland security
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Livestock
  • Meat
  • Motor vehicles
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Preschool education
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Seafood
  • Small business
  • Smuggling and trafficking
  • Terrorism
  • Trade restrictions
  • User charges and fees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/08/2009
Referred to Committee
Amendments (2 proposed)
Passed House6/09/2009
Passed Senate12/19/2010
Passed House12/21/2010
Signed by President1/04/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 2751 Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act - Under Suspension of the Rules6/09/2009This bill PASSED the House
298 voted YES 119 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Voice Vote. (text: CR 12/20/2010 S10824-10847)12/19/2010PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 4890 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/19/2010PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 4891 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/19/2010PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H.R. 2751 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act12/21/2010This bill PASSED the House
215 voted YES 144 voted NO 74 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/08/2009
6/08/2009Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
6/08/2009Referred to House Energy and Commerce
6/08/2009Referred to House Ways and Means
6/09/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.
6/09/2009Ms. Sutton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
6/09/2009Considered under suspension of the rules.
6/09/2009DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2751.
6/09/2009Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage6/09/2009On Passage - House - H.R. 2751 Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act - Under Suspension of the Rules
6/10/2009Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar6/11/2009Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 74.
12/19/2010Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/19/2010Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Voice Vote. (text: CR 12/20/2010 S10824-10847)
12/19/2010Amendment SA 4890 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Harkin.
select this voteVote12/19/2010Amendment SA 4890 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/19/2010Amendment SA 4891 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Harkin.
select this voteVote12/19/2010Amendment SA 4891 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/20/2010Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/21/2010Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1781 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5116, H.R. 2751 and H.R. 5142. Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 5116, consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 2751, and consideration of the Senate amendment H.R. 2142
12/21/2010Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1781, the Chair recognized Mr. Dingell for a motion.
12/21/2010Mr. Dingell moved that the House agree to the Senate amendments.
12/21/2010DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on motion to agree to the Senate amendments to H.R. 2751.
12/21/2010The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12/21/2010POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to agree to the Senate amendments to H.R. 2751, the Chair announced that pursuant to the order of the House of December 21, 2010, further proceedings on the motion would be postponed until a time to be announced.
12/21/2010Considered as unfinished business.
12/21/2010Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Presented to President12/21/2010Cleared for White House.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage12/21/2010On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H.R. 2751 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Presented to President12/29/2010Presented to President.
Signed1/04/2011Signed by President.
Enacted1/04/2011Became Public Law No: 111-353.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 4890Reid, Harry [D-NV]December 19, 2010Passed by voice vote on December 18, 2010.

In the nature of a substitute.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4891Reid, Harry [D-NV]December 19, 2010Passed by voice vote on December 18, 2010.

To amend the title.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$234,452
$234,452
144% more
$488,222
$83,318
$571,540
1 Organization Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Voice Vote. (text: CR 12/20/2010 S10824-10847)

1 organization supported this bill

National Association of Manufacturers
Coleman, Dorothy (2009, June 11). Fleet Modernization Bill Clears House. Retrieved February 5, 2010, from NAM.

2 organizations opposed this bill

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association
(2009, February 19). Opposition to Cash for Clunkers Programs to be Major Issue for 2009 Aftermarket Legislative Summit. Retrieved January 8, 2010, from Autoblog.com.
Specialty Equipment Market Association
(n.d.). SEMA Opposes Federal "Cash for Clunkers" Program. Retrieved January 8, 2010, from SEMA.org.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$27,500Yes
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$11,100Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$2,000Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$200Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$250$500Yes
Bob BennettRUT$2,000$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$1,000Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,300$6,000Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$4,500$12,250Yes
Scott P. BrownRMA$2,250$5,200Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$500$5,500Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$2,000Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,700Yes
Richard BurrRNC$250$9,800Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$2,500Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$750$9,200Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$200$12,850Yes
Tom CoburnROK$500$2,000Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,200Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$2,500$3,400Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$900$1,000Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,100$250Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$8,650$51,950Yes
John CornynRTX$4,600$7,704Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$500Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$5,400$9,100Yes
Chris DoddDCT$500$4,050Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$1,000Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$0$250Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$7,200Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$440$3,950Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$700$8,600Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$250$500Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$12,850$5,600Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$1,600Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$3,000Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$2,000Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$6,900$4,300Yes
Jim InhofeROK$1,900$2,900Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$500$14,300Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$218Yes
Mark KirkRIL$37,862$34,250Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$2,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$30,700$3,950Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,900$1,000Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$3,000Yes
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$1,000Yes
Carl LevinDMI$250$23,550Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$26,600$6,400Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,000$6,900Yes
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$6,900Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$3,400Yes
John McCainRAZ$6,300$8,800Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,800Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,200$19,300Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,000$15,700Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$2,000Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$3,500Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$1,000$1,000Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$2,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$5,700Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$4,000Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$200Yes
Harry ReidDNV$4,800$6,850Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,500$3,000Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$1,500Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,650Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$3,600Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$400$3,250Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$14,400Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$1,000Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$6,600$5,050Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,000$23,500Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$17,450Yes
John ThuneRSD$7,500$4,300Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$1,000Yes
Tom UdallDNM$500$5,100Yes
David VitterRLA$1,750$1,700Yes
George VoinovichROH$12,600$25,400Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$2,768Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$250Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$13,650Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,300$24,400Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$1,000Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$27,500Yes
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$11,100Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$2,000Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$200Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$250$500Yes
Bob BennettRUT$2,000$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$1,000Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,300$6,000Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$4,500$12,250Yes
Scott P. BrownRMA$2,250$5,200Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$500$5,500Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$2,000Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,700Yes
Richard BurrRNC$250$9,800Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$2,500Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$750$9,200Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$200$12,850Yes
Tom CoburnROK$500$2,000Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,200Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$2,500$3,400Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$900$1,000Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,100$250Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$8,650$51,950Yes
John CornynRTX$4,600$7,704Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$500Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$5,400$9,100Yes
Chris DoddDCT$500$4,050Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$1,000Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$0$250Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$7,200Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$440$3,950Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$700$8,600Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$250$500Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$12,850$5,600Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$1,600Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$3,000Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$2,000Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$6,900$4,300Yes
Jim InhofeROK$1,900$2,900Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$500$14,300Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$218Yes
Mark KirkRIL$37,862$34,250Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$2,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$30,700$3,950Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,900$1,000Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$3,000Yes
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$1,000Yes
Carl LevinDMI$250$23,550Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$26,600$6,400Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,000$6,900Yes
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$6,900Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$3,400Yes
John McCainRAZ$6,300$8,800Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,800Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,200$19,300Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,000$15,700Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$2,000Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$3,500Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$1,000$1,000Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$2,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$5,700Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$4,000Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$200Yes
Harry ReidDNV$4,800$6,850Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,500$3,000Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$1,500Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,650Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$3,600Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$400$3,250Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$14,400Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$1,000Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$6,600$5,050Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,000$23,500Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$17,450Yes
John ThuneRSD$7,500$4,300Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$1,000Yes
Tom UdallDNM$500$5,100Yes
David VitterRLA$1,750$1,700Yes
George VoinovichROH$12,600$25,400Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$2,768Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$250Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$13,650Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,300$24,400Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$1,000Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Manufacturing$234,452

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$488,222
Auto repair$83,318
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