Summary

A bill to strengthen Federal consumer product safety programs and activities with respect to commercially marketed seafood by directing the Secretary of Commerce to coordinate with the Federal... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Jun 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

A BILL

To strengthen Federal consumer product safety programs and activities with respect to commercially marketed seafood by directing the Secretary of Commerce to coordinate with the Federal Trade Commission and other appropriate Federal agencies to strengthen and coordinate those programs and activities.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Commercial Seafood Consumer Protection Act''.

SEC. 2. COMMERCIALLY MARKETED SEAFOOD CONSUMER PROTECTION SAFETY NET.

(a) In General.--The Secretary of Commerce shall, in coordination with the Federal Trade Commission and other appropriate Federal agencies, and consistent with the international obligations of the United States, strengthen Federal consumer protection activities for ensuring that commercially distributed seafood in the United States meets the food quality and safety requirements of applicable Federal laws. (b) Interagency Agreements.-- (1) In general.--Within 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary and other appropriate Federal agencies shall execute memoranda of understanding or other agreements to strengthen interagency cooperation on seafood safety, seafood labeling, and seafood fraud. (2) Scope of agreements.--The agreements shall include provisions, as appropriate for each such agreement, for-- (A) cooperative arrangements for examining and testing seafood imports that leverage the resources, capabilities, and authorities of each party to the agreement; (B) coordination of inspections of foreign facilities to increase the percentage of imported seafood and seafood facilities inspected; (C) standardizing data on seafood names, inspection records, and laboratory testing...

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Bill Summary

A bill to strengthen Federal consumer product safety programs and activities with respect to commercially marketed seafood by directing the Secretary of Commerce to coordinate with the Federal Trade Commission and other appropriate Federal agencies to strengthen and coordinate those programs and activities.

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