S. 510 - FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Food Safety Bill, FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, Imported food, Food hazards, Foodborne illnesses, Food recall, Food contamination - Agriculture and food. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on November 30, 2010 
Amendments:
18 proposed amendments. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Johanns Amdt. No. 4702

DID NOT PASS on November 30, 2010.

2/3 required to pass

voted YES: 61 voted NO: 35
4 voted present/not voting

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

S. 510 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Food Safety Bill, FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, Imported food, Food hazards, Foodborne illnesses, Food recall, Food contamination
Summary
A bill 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
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply.
Other Titles
  • FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
  • FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Sponsor
Richard Durbin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Agriculture and food
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Agricultural practices and innovations
  • Allergies
  • Animal and plant health
  • Child health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Food industry and services
  • Food supply, safety, and labeling
  • Government information and archives
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Livestock
  • Meat
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Seafood
  • Trade restrictions
  • User charges and fees
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Major Actions
Introduced3/03/2009
Referred to Committee
Amendments (18 proposed)
Passed Senate11/30/2010
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 51011/17/2010This motion PASSED the Senate
74 voted YES 25 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Proceed to S. 510)11/18/2010This motion PASSED the Senate
57 voted YES 27 voted NO 16 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin Amdt. No. 471511/29/2010This amendment PASSED the Senate
69 voted YES 26 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateMotion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Johanns Amdt. No. 470211/30/2010This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
61 voted YES 35 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Baucus Amdt. No. 4713, As Modified11/30/2010This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
44 voted YES 53 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 4715 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.11/30/2010PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateMotion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Coburn Amdt. No. 469711/30/2010This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
39 voted YES 56 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Coburn Amdt. No. 469611/30/2010This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
36 voted YES 62 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn Passage - Senate - S. 510 as Amended11/30/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
73 voted YES 25 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/03/2009
3/03/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2692-2693)
3/03/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Put on a legislative calendar11/18/2009Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/18/2009Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Harkin with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar12/18/2009Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 247.
9/29/2010Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
9/29/2010Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate.
11/17/2010Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
select this voteVote11/17/2010Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 510
11/18/2010Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
11/18/2010Measure laid before Senate by motion.
11/18/2010The committee reported substitute amendment was withdrawn by Unanimous Consent.
11/18/2010Cloture motion on the bill presented in Senate.
11/18/2010Amendment SA 4715 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Harkin.
11/18/2010Cloture motion on amendment SA 4715 presented in Senate.
select this voteVote11/18/2010On the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Proceed to S. 510)
11/29/2010Considered by Senate.
11/29/2010Considered by Senate.
11/29/2010Motion to waive Rule XXII with respect to amendment SA 4696 made in Senate.
11/29/2010Motion to waive Rule XXII with respect to amendment SA 4697 made in Senate.
select this voteVote11/29/2010Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin Amdt. No. 4715
11/30/2010Considered by Senate.
11/30/2010Cloture motion withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
currently selectedVote11/30/2010Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Johanns Amdt. No. 4702
select this voteVote11/30/2010Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Baucus Amdt. No. 4713, As Modified
11/30/2010Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote11/30/2010Amendment SA 4715 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
select this voteVote11/30/2010Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Coburn Amdt. No. 4697
select this voteVote11/30/2010Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Coburn Amdt. No. 4696
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage11/30/2010On Passage - Senate - S. 510 as Amended
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 4691Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4692Specter, Arlen [D-PA]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4693Specter, Arlen [D-PA]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4694Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4696Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4697Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4698Pryor, Mark [D-AR]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4699Pryor, Mark [D-AR]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4700Pryor, Mark [D-AR]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4701Pryor, Mark [D-AR]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4702Johanns, Mike [R-NE]November 17, 2010Offered on November 16, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4708Pryor, Mark [D-AR]November 18, 2010Offered on November 17, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4709Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]November 18, 2010Offered on November 17, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4710Corker, Bob [R-TN]November 18, 2010Offered on November 17, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4713Baucus, Max [D-MT]November 18, 2010Offered on November 17, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4714Reid, Harry [D-NV]November 18, 2010Offered on November 17, 2010.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4715Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]November 18, 2010Passed by voice vote on November 29, 2010.

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S. Amdt. 4716Dorgan, Byron [D-ND]November 19, 2010Offered on November 18, 2010.

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Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this motion

6% less
$40
$2,379
$269
YES$2,688
$49
$1,619
$1,197
NO$2,865

opposed this motion

Pro-business associations [About]
Average given to Senators who voted:
$1,000
YES$1,000
61% less
$387
NO$387
3 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Johanns Amdt. No. 4702

3 organizations supported this motion

National Automatic Merchandising Association
Vending Marketwatch News (2010, November 30). National Automatic Merchandising Association Supports Food Safety Modernization Act, Fights To Repeal 1099 Burdens . Vending Marketwatch. Retrieved November 30, 2010, from http://www.vendingmarketwatch.com/web/online/VendingMarketWatch-News/National-Automatic-Merchandising-Association-Supports-Food-Safety-Modernization-Act--Fights-To-Repeal-1099-Burdens/1$28678.
Numismatists United for Political Action
Pyle, Nicholas (2010, November 23). Take Action: Support the 1099 Repeal. Retrieved November 30, 2010, from Numistatic News.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
mfr tech (n.d.). The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Strongly Supports Amendments to Repeal1099 Reporting Mandate . Retrieved November 30, 2010, from mfr tech.

1 organization opposed this motion

Competitive Enterprise Institute
Carney, Timothy P. (2010, December 5). The Food Industry Plays Regulatory Roulette. Washington Examiner. Retrieved December 6, 2010, from http://washingtonexaminer.com/politics/2010/12/food-industry-plays-regulatory-roulette.

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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$250$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,500$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$2,500$3,400No
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael BennetDCO$5,400$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$2,000$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$200Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$250$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$15,350$0No
Scott BrownRMA$500$1,000Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$4,250$0No
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Not Voting
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$8,445$0Not Voting
Maria CantwellDWA$750$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$500$0No
Tom CarperDDE$8,600$1,500No
Bob CaseyDPA$1,500$0No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,000$4,500Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$250Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$6,700$3,500Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$250$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$1,500$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$6,250$1,000Yes
John CornynRTX$7,000$1,000Yes
Mike CrapoRID$500$500Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$7,500$5,800Yes
Chris DoddDCT$0$1,000No
Byron DorganDND$1,000$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$2,750$0No
John EnsignRNV$1,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$3,000Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$500$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0No
Alan FrankenDMN$1,960$0No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,750$0No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$9,634$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$0No
Orrin HatchRUT$1,000$1,000Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,250$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$250$1,000Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$200$0No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,000$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$7,200$2,000Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0No
John KerryDMA$0$0No
Mark KirkRIL$8,000$2,500Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$750$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$3,800$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$3,300$0No
Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,550$0No
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$2,250$0No
Joe LiebermanICT$1,750$500Not Voting
Blanche LincolnDAR$9,400$2,500Yes
Dick LugarRIN$1,500$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$7,750$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$9,000$8,000Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$500$0No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$3,500Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$2,900$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,750$5,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,500$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$750$0Not Voting
John "Jack" ReedDRI$500$0No
Harry ReidDNV$22,300$500No
Jim RischRID$5,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$450$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,050$0No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0No
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$3,200Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$255$4,600No
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$3,400Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$250$1,000Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$12,200$2,550No
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,250$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$500$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$7,200$1,500Yes
Mark UdallDCO$4,550$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$9,000$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$1,500$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$1,550$3,663Yes
Jim WebbDVA$1,000$500Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,850$0No
Roger WickerRMS$7,000$2,500Yes
Ron WydenDOR$500$0No

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$250$0No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,500$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$2,500$3,400No
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$0No
Michael BennetDCO$5,400$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$2,000$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$200Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$250$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$15,350$0No
Scott BrownRMA$500$1,000Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$4,250$0No
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Not Voting
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$8,445$0Not Voting
Maria CantwellDWA$750$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$500$0No
Tom CarperDDE$8,600$1,500No
Bob CaseyDPA$1,500$0No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,000$4,500Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$250Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$6,700$3,500Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$250$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$1,500$0No
Bob CorkerRTN$6,250$1,000Yes
John CornynRTX$7,000$1,000Yes
Mike CrapoRID$500$500Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$7,500$5,800Yes
Chris DoddDCT$0$1,000No
Byron DorganDND$1,000$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$2,750$0No
John EnsignRNV$1,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$3,000Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$500$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0No
Alan FrankenDMN$1,960$0No
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,750$0No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$9,634$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$0No
Orrin HatchRUT$1,000$1,000Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,250$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$250$1,000Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$200$0No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,000$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$7,200$2,000Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0No
John KerryDMA$0$0No
Mark KirkRIL$8,000$2,500Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$750$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$3,800$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$3,300$0No
Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,550$0No
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$2,250$0No
Joe LiebermanICT$1,750$500Not Voting
Blanche LincolnDAR$9,400$2,500Yes
Dick LugarRIN$1,500$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$7,750$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$9,000$8,000Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0No
Barbara MikulskiDMD$500$0No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$3,500Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$2,900$0No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,750$5,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,500$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$750$0Not Voting
John "Jack" ReedDRI$500$0No
Harry ReidDNV$22,300$500No
Jim RischRID$5,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$450$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,050$0No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0No
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$3,200Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$255$4,600No
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$3,400Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$250$1,000Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$12,200$2,550No
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,250$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$500$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$7,200$1,500Yes
Mark UdallDCO$4,550$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$9,000$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$1,500$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$1,550$3,663Yes
Jim WebbDVA$1,000$500Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,850$0No
Roger WickerRMS$7,000$2,500Yes
Ron WydenDOR$500$0No

Interest Groups that supported this motion

$ Donated
Chambers of commerce$213,089
Recreation/Entertainment$58,550
Vending Machine Sales & Services$6,205

Interest Groups that opposed this motion

$ Donated
Pro-business associations$76,063
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