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S. 1955 - A Bill to Authorize the Interstate Traffic of Unpasteurized Milk and Milk Products That Are Packaged for Direct Human Consumption.

Agriculture and food. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to authorize the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products that are packaged for direct human consumption. (by CRS) 
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There have been no votes on this bill.

A Bill to Authorize the Interstate Traffic of Unpasteurized Milk and Milk Products That Are Packaged for Direct Human Consumption.

S. 1955 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to authorize the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products that are packaged for direct human consumption. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to authorize the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products that are packaged for direct human consumption.
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    Sponsor
    Rand Paul
    Co-Sponsors
      Subjects
      • Agriculture and food
      • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
      • Agricultural marketing and promotion
      • Civil actions and liability
      • Food supply, safety, and labeling
      Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced12/07/2011
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced12/07/2011
      12/07/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

      Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

      supported this bill

      Health & welfare policy
      Consumer groups
      Milk & dairy producers (split)
      $333,441
      $5,150
      $338,591
      66% more
      $560,620
      $560,620

      opposed this bill

      Veterinarians
      Milk & dairy producers (split)
      3 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      A Bill to Authorize the Interstate Traffic of Unpasteurized Milk and Milk Products That Are Packaged for Direct Human Consumption.

      3 organizations supported this bill

      Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
      McGeary, Judith (2012, March 6). Defending Raw Milk Against the CDC. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from .
      Weston A. Price Foundation
      The Weston A. Price Foundation (2012, June 13). Support raw milk freedom and non-GMO seeds in the Farm Bill! . Retrieved August 1, 2012, from westonaprice.org.
      Wisconsin Raw Milk Association
      Wisconsin Raw Milk Association (2012, June 6). Raw Ice Cream. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Wisconsin Raw Milk Association.

      3 organizations opposed this bill

      American Veterinary Medical Association
      American Veterinary Medical Association (n.d.). H.R.1830/ S.1955, To Authorize The Interstate Traffic of Unpasteurized Milk and Milk Products That Are Packaged For Direct Human Consumption. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
      International Dairy Foods Association
      Kozak, Jerry & Tipton, Connie (2012, June 8). Oppose Sen. Rand Paul’s (R‐KY) Amendment No. 2180 permitting the interstate sale of raw milk. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from National Milk Producers Federation.
      National Milk Producers Federation
      Kozak, Jerry & Tipton, Connie (2012, June 8). Oppose Sen. Rand Paul’s (R‐KY) Amendment No. 2180 permitting the interstate sale of raw milk. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from National Milk Producers Federation.

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, 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
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,500$3,900
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$2,500
      John BarrassoRWY$0$4,900
      Max BaucusDMT$26,650$15,400
      Mark BegichDAK$5,962$2,000
      Michael F. BennetDCO$16,700$6,400
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$2,000
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,800$2,900
      Roy BluntRMO$500$7,550
      John BoozmanRAR$3,000$750
      Barbara BoxerDCA$20,200$9,700
      Scott P. BrownRMA$0$17,600
      Sherrod BrownDOH$11,750$16,000
      Richard BurrRNC$0$9,500
      Maria CantwellDWA$1,222$2,450
      Ben CardinDMD$12,500$7,250
      Tom CarperDDE$600$400
      Bob CaseyDPA$750$11,650
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250$11,000
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$2,900
      Tom CoburnROK$0$4,000
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$9,000
      Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$4,800$3,000
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$4,100
      Bob CorkerRTN$500$1,000
      John CornynRTX$0$1,250
      Mike CrapoRID$0$9,000
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$6,500$10,300
      Mike EnziRWY$0$6,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,922$4,500
      Al FrankenDMN$1,462$6,950
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,272$8,150
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$250$2,000
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,800$8,150
      Kay R. HaganDNC$2,112$8,800
      Tom HarkinDIA$14,000$12,750
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$20,850$5,000
      Dean HellerRNV$0$2,800
      John HoevenRND$1,000$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$2,000
      Jim InhofeROK$0$500
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$5,000
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$700$8,750
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$12,500
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$13,250
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$12,500
      John F. KerryDMA$500$0
      Mark KirkRIL$2,400$2,750
      Amy KlobucharDMN$722$7,000
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$300
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$3,600$8,450
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$10,000$200
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$6,000
      Mike LeeRUT$0$500
      Carl LevinDMI$2,500$2,000
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$3,200
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$1,000
      John McCainRAZ$0$5,400
      Claire McCaskillDMO$18,872$14,000
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$500$15,000
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$19,500$5,000
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,062$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$7,400$7,000
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$15,450
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,000
      Patty MurrayDWA$3,050$5,250
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$8,000
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,500$7,950
      Rand PaulRKY$0$3,400
      Rob PortmanROH$0$3,500
      Mark L. PryorDAR$500$6,000
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$650$4,000
      Harry ReidDNV$11,500$19,700
      Jim RischRID$0$2,500
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$11,450
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$9,800$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$3,700
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,000
      Chuck SchumerDNY$15,900$2,000
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,400
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$7,687$3,650
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$2,000
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$500$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$3,972$11,500
      Jon TesterDMT$3,600$3,550
      John ThuneRSD$0$9,750
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$5,470
      Mark UdallDCO$3,687$1,000
      Tom UdallDNM$3,937$1,000
      David VitterRLA$0$15,500
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$8,500$1,000
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$600
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$4,300
      Ron WydenDOR$12,200$25,200

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,500$3,900
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$2,500
      John BarrassoRWY$0$4,900
      Max BaucusDMT$26,650$15,400
      Mark BegichDAK$5,962$2,000
      Michael F. BennetDCO$16,700$6,400
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$2,000
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,800$2,900
      Roy BluntRMO$500$7,550
      John BoozmanRAR$3,000$750
      Barbara BoxerDCA$20,200$9,700
      Scott P. BrownRMA$0$17,600
      Sherrod BrownDOH$11,750$16,000
      Richard BurrRNC$0$9,500
      Maria CantwellDWA$1,222$2,450
      Ben CardinDMD$12,500$7,250
      Tom CarperDDE$600$400
      Bob CaseyDPA$750$11,650
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250$11,000
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$2,900
      Tom CoburnROK$0$4,000
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$9,000
      Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$4,800$3,000
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$4,100
      Bob CorkerRTN$500$1,000
      John CornynRTX$0$1,250
      Mike CrapoRID$0$9,000
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$6,500$10,300
      Mike EnziRWY$0$6,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,922$4,500
      Al FrankenDMN$1,462$6,950
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,272$8,150
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$250$2,000
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,800$8,150
      Kay R. HaganDNC$2,112$8,800
      Tom HarkinDIA$14,000$12,750
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$20,850$5,000
      Dean HellerRNV$0$2,800
      John HoevenRND$1,000$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$2,000
      Jim InhofeROK$0$500
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$5,000
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$700$8,750
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$12,500
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$13,250
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$12,500
      John F. KerryDMA$500$0
      Mark KirkRIL$2,400$2,750
      Amy KlobucharDMN$722$7,000
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$300
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$3,600$8,450
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$10,000$200
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$6,000
      Mike LeeRUT$0$500
      Carl LevinDMI$2,500$2,000
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$3,200
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$1,000
      John McCainRAZ$0$5,400
      Claire McCaskillDMO$18,872$14,000
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$500$15,000
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$19,500$5,000
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,062$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$7,400$7,000
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$15,450
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,000
      Patty MurrayDWA$3,050$5,250
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$8,000
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,500$7,950
      Rand PaulRKY$0$3,400
      Rob PortmanROH$0$3,500
      Mark L. PryorDAR$500$6,000
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$650$4,000
      Harry ReidDNV$11,500$19,700
      Jim RischRID$0$2,500
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$11,450
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$9,800$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$3,700
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$2,000
      Chuck SchumerDNY$15,900$2,000
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,400
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$7,687$3,650
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$2,000
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$500$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$3,972$11,500
      Jon TesterDMT$3,600$3,550
      John ThuneRSD$0$9,750
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$5,470
      Mark UdallDCO$3,687$1,000
      Tom UdallDNM$3,937$1,000
      David VitterRLA$0$15,500
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$8,500$1,000
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$600
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$4,300
      Ron WydenDOR$12,200$25,200

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Milk & dairy producers$1,909,709
      Health & welfare policy$333,441
      Consumer groups$5,150

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Milk & dairy producers$1,909,709
      Veterinarians$560,620
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