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  • National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015


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    Representative K. Michael Conaway

    From: TX District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-14

    CONAWAY. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 822, I call up the bill (S. 764) to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendment...



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    Representative Collin C. Peterson

    From: MN District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    PETERSON. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, the bill we are considering today, S. 764, recognizes consumers' demand to know more about their food by directing USDA...



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    Representative Rodney Davis

    From: IL District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-14

    DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for his hard work in getting us to where we are today. I want to give a special thanks to Mike Pompeo, who helped craft this legislation that, over...



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    Representative Chellie Pingree

    From: ME District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    PINGREE. I thank the gentleman from Minnesota for yielding. Mr. Speaker, this bill is a complicated solution to a simple problem. Consumers do have the right to know what is in their food, but the problem...



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    Representative Dan Newhouse

    From: WA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-14

    NEWHOUSE. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to offer my support for S. 764, the Senate- passed biotechnology labeling legislation that we are considering...



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    Representative Peter A. DeFazio

    From: OR District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    DeFAZIO. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I would agree with one of the earlier speakers. It would be confusing for consumers to have 50 different State standards. There is a simple...



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    Representative Mike Pompeo

    From: KS District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-14

    POMPEO. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for yielding time. Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the farmers and constituents in my district and across the country, I rise in support of S. 764 today. Over,...



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    Representative Kurt Schrader

    From: OR District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    SCHRADER. Mr. Speaker, S. 764, well, we can demonize the work of Congress on a regular basis and, unfortunately, sometimes we are our own worst enemies. I, on the other hand, feel that S. 764 is an example...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, this bill is a prime example of why the American people are so frustrated with Congress. This is a deeply, deeply flawed bill. We are told that this is a mandatory GMO labeling...



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    Representative Tulsi Gabbard

    From: HI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    GABBARD. Mr. Speaker, people shouldn't have to jump through hoops to know what is in their food. That is really what this issue is all about. When we go the grocery store, the very first thing that...



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    WELCH. Mr. Speaker, a little background on this bill. This started in Vermont, where there was a strong citizen movement to have the right to know what was in their food. It was not a battle about...



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    Representative Alcee L. Hastings

    From: FL District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    HASTINGS. Mr. Speaker, today this body voted on S.764, compromise legislation that provides a bipartisan solution to the state and local laws mandating different requirements for the labeling of genetically...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, today, I will vote against S. 764, a bill that would preempt state genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling laws and replace them with a wholly inadequate federal standard. ...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    LEE. Mr. Speaker, while I am fully supportive of a national standard to label genetically modified (GMO) foods, I am unable to support S. 764, the GMO Food Labeling Requirements bill. Although this...



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    Representative Stevan Pearce

    From: NM District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-14

    PEARCE. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 466, on agreeing to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to S. 764, I am not recorded because I was representing constituents on business outside of Washington,...



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    Representative Linda T. Sánchez

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2016-07-14

    SANCHEZ of California. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 466, On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment to S. 764, GMO Labeling Requirements, I was unavoidably detained and missed the...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-14

    VAN HOLLEN of maryland in the house of representatives Thursday, July 14, 2016 Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in reluctant...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-19

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the immediate consideration of S. 2328, introduced earlier today. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the bill...