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      house Committees
      House Committee on Agriculture
      Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture
    IntroducedJune 17th, 2013

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Title

Organic Standards Protection Act

Official Title

To amend the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 to require recordkeeping and authorize investigations and enforcement actions for violations of such Act, and for other purposes.

Summary

Amends the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 to require all persons, including producers, handlers, and certifying agents, required to report information to the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) under such Act to maintain all contracts, agreements, receipts, and other records associated with the organic certification program for 5 years (10 years for a certifying agent). Authorizes investigative and enforcement actions for violations of such Act.

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