Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) rejected the latest recommendation to establish a generic mandatory label option, an option typically referred to as a “Product of North America” label, should the U.S. lose its World Trade Organization (WTO) appeal regarding country of origin labeling (COOL) in the coming weeks.
H.R. 677, the Inter-Affiliate Swap Clarification Act
To exempt inter-affiliate swaps from certain regulatory requirements put in place by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Reps. Steve Stivers (R-OH), Gwen Moore D-WI), Chris Gibson (R-NY), and Marcia Fudge (D-OH)
Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on February 13, 2013
Ordered reported, as amended, by voice vote on March 20, 2013