H.R.1731 - Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013

To provide for a uniform national standard for the housing and treatment of egg-laying hens, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To provide for a uniform national standard for the housing and treatment of egg-laying hens, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013 as introduced.

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04/25/13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Kurt Schrader

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Official Summary

Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013 - Amends the Egg Products Inspection Act to revise provisions concerning housing and treatment of egg-laying hens and enforcement of such requirements. Sets forth separate caging device and environmental and housing conversion provisions for C

Official Summary

Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013 - Amends the Egg Products Inspection Act to revise provisions concerning housing and treatment of egg-laying hens and enforcement of such requirements. Sets forth separate caging device and environmental and housing conversion provisions for California. Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to delegate to the California Department of Food and Agriculture certain enforcement authority with respect to eggs produced, shipped, handled, transported, or received in California prior to the date that is 15 years after the date of enactment of this Act.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.1731

  • United Egg Producers
  • National Anti-Vivisection Society
  • Humane Society of the United States

Organizations Opposing H.R.1731

  • American Farm Bureau Federation
  • Animals Unlimited
  • Associated Humane Societies
  • Canadians For The Ethical Treatment Of Food Animals
  • Chicken Run Rescue
  • Defend Animals Coalition
  • ...and 21 more. See all.




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