House Rules Committee advances GMO labeling bill

Biotech labeling bill will be brought up under rule allowing for one hour of debate with no amendments.

The House Rules Committee advanced the Senate’s biotechnology food labeling bill that was passed last week in the Senate, setting up a vote before the House leaves for its summer recess on Friday.

The bill will come to the floor under a closed rule, meaning no amendments will be allowed. During the rules committee evaluation, Rep. Jim McGovern, (D., Mass.) offered an amendment for an open rule, which would have allowed amendments, and Rep. Jared Polis (D., Colo.) offered an amendme

All access premium subscription

This content requires a subscription to Feedstuffs in order to access. If you are a paid subscriber, use your email and password to Log In now.


Current Feedstuffs Subscribers: Online and mobile access are now included at no charge to you. To read this article, use your subscriber email and password to log-in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account.)


Not Currently a Subscriber: Subscribe NOW to Feedstuffs and receive our print and/or digital publications, enewsletters and premium online content. Visit Feedstuffs.com and click on Subscribe at the top of the page for more information.


SUBSCRIBE NOW https://circulation.feedstuffs.com/Publications.aspx


TO RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION https://circulation.feedstuffs.com/SubscriptionOffers.aspx


Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish