Congressman Roger Marshall (R-KS) introduces the Securing All Livestock Equitably (SALE) Act, H.R. 4058, to help provide sellers of livestock with payment protection during dealer payment defaults.
Bipartisan legislation to create new direct-to-consumer options for beef producers, processors and small meat markets without compromising food safety standards or market access is supported by NCBA.
The Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015, passed with a vote of 300-131.
Last week, legislation was introduced to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from disclosing the private and confidential information of livestock and poultry producers to the public.
The ACE Act will protect livestock from predation, compensate livestock producers who experience depredation by federally protected species, and fund methods to reduce conflicts between humans and predators.
The America's Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act advances several provisions that recognize and address the challenges ranchers face in managing land for livestock and wildlife.
Proposed legislation claims the lack of a federal definition of beef or beef products has created "opportunity for marketplace confusion and consumer fraud," say the bill's authors.