Senate Fast Tracks Resolution to House that Will Kill USDA Catfish Inspection Program
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - May 26, 2016
Yesterday the U.S. Senate voted in favor of repealing the USDA’s Catfish Inspection program in a maneuver that brings the highly criticized program just two procedures away from nullification from the Farm Bill.
Joint Resolution 28 (S.J. Res 28) cleared the Senate in a 55-43 vote. The resolution provides “congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of Agriculture relating to inspection of fish of the order Siluriformes."
In other words, the resolution strikes the USDA’s Catfish Inspection program from the Farm Bill...
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