S. 216 - Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to increase criminal penalties for certain knowing and intentional violations relating to food that is misbranded or adulterated. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on April 13, 2011 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on April 14, 2011.

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Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011

S. 216 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to increase criminal penalties for certain knowing and intentional violations relating to food that is misbranded or adulterated. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to increase criminal penalties for certain knowing and intentional violations relating to food that is misbranded or adulterated.
Other Titles
  • Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011
  • Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011
  • Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011
Sponsor
Patrick J. Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Food supply, safety, and labeling
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced1/27/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Senate4/14/2011
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.4/14/2011PASSED by voice vote
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/27/2011
    1/27/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    1/27/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S339-340)
    Put on a legislative calendar3/31/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    3/31/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar3/31/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 21.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage4/14/2011Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    4/15/2011Received in the House.
    4/15/2011Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    4/15/2011Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
    4/15/2011Referred to House Energy and Commerce
    4/15/2011Referred to House Judiciary
    4/18/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $0
    $1,249,432
    $449,450
    $1,698,882
    0 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

    0 organizations supported this bill

    2 organizations opposed this bill

    Alliance for Natural Health
    ANH (2011, April 12). Ask Congress to Oppose or Amend S.216!. Retrieved April 20, 2011, from ANH.
    Natural Solutions Foundation
    NHF (2011, April 14). Natural Solutions Foundation Codex Blog and Announcements Page. Retrieved April 20, 2011, from NHF.

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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, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    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$1,000Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$6,650Yes
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$14,000Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$4,500Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$0$90,950Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$0$11,025Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$24,100Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$500Yes
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$16,100Yes
    Roy BluntRMO$0$27,250Yes
    John BoozmanRAR$0$4,700Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$48,150Yes
    Scott BrownRMA$0$11,100Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$62,930Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$17,215Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$5,314Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$0$47,500Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$5,600Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$39,750Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$12,500Yes
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,000Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$22,100Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$13,300Yes
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$3,450Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$8,250Yes
    John CornynRTX$0$2,000Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$5,000Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$3,000Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$25,625Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$8,500Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$6,500Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$13,700Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$0$15,650Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$32,600Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$10,500Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$46,900Yes
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$6,125Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$69,249Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$57,600Yes
    John HoevenRND$0$5,000Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,000Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$500Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$9,950Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$2,500Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$17,500Yes
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$1,050Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$40,500Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$0$37,200Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$0$38,200Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$9,550Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$1,000Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$21,600Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$16,100Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$1,200Yes
    Mike LeeRUT$0$500Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$0$5,000Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$0$500Yes
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$6,200Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$4,500Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$44,969Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$36,250Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$36,450Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$13,675Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$8,000Yes
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$29,000Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,000Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$24,175Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$14,900Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$14,000Yes
    Rand PaulRKY$0$5,250Yes
    Rob PortmanROH$0$6,085Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$500Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$4,900Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$59,700Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$5,250Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$13,000Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$24,350Yes
    Marco RubioRFL$0$2,650Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$7,550Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$40,700Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$500Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$18,905Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$11,500Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$33,000Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$38,300Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$7,116Yes
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$8,350Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$0$27,600Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$12,509Yes
    David VitterRLA$0$12,250Yes
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$29,200Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$15,450Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$18,500Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$47,915Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$1,000Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$6,650Yes
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$14,000Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$4,500Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$0$90,950Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$0$11,025Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$24,100Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$500Yes
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$16,100Yes
    Roy BluntRMO$0$27,250Yes
    John BoozmanRAR$0$4,700Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$48,150Yes
    Scott BrownRMA$0$11,100Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$62,930Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$17,215Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$5,314Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$0$47,500Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$5,600Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$39,750Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$12,500Yes
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,000Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$22,100Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$13,300Yes
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$3,450Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$8,250Yes
    John CornynRTX$0$2,000Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$5,000Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$3,000Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$25,625Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$8,500Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$6,500Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$13,700Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$0$15,650Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$32,600Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$10,500Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$46,900Yes
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$6,125Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$69,249Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$57,600Yes
    John HoevenRND$0$5,000Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,000Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$500Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$9,950Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$2,500Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$17,500Yes
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$1,050Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$40,500Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$0$37,200Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$0$38,200Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$9,550Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$1,000Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$21,600Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$16,100Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$1,200Yes
    Mike LeeRUT$0$500Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$0$5,000Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$0$500Yes
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$6,200Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$4,500Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$44,969Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$36,250Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$36,450Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$13,675Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$8,000Yes
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$29,000Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,000Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$24,175Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$14,900Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$14,000Yes
    Rand PaulRKY$0$5,250Yes
    Rob PortmanROH$0$6,085Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$500Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$4,900Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$59,700Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$5,250Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$13,000Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$24,350Yes
    Marco RubioRFL$0$2,650Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$7,550Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$40,700Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$500Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$18,905Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$11,500Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$33,000Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$38,300Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$7,116Yes
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$8,350Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$0$27,600Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$12,509Yes
    David VitterRLA$0$12,250Yes
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$29,200Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$15,450Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$18,500Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$47,915Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Other non-physician health practitioners$1,249,432
    Health & welfare policy$449,450
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