New Bill to Require American Farmers to Register Seeds with the GovermentSubmitted by Ed Thinking on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 16:01
While you were sleeping...
A bill was introduced into congress that would require American farmers to register seeds with the goverment (H.R. 193)
H.R.193 - To require persons who seek to retain seed harvested from the planting of patented seeds to register with the Secretary of Agriculture and pay fees set by the Secretary for retaining such seed, and for other purposes.
Link of the Bill: http://beta.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/193
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.