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. 992, the Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
To amend provisions in section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to Federal assistance for swaps entities.
Reps. Randy Hultgren (R-IL), Richard Hudson (F-NC), Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), and Jim Himes (D-CT)
Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 6, 2013
Ordered reported by recorded vote of 31 yeas to 14 nays on March 20, 2013 (Roll Call Vote #1)