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Bill to modernize Packers and Stockyards Act goes to president

WASHINGTON D.C. – Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) President Jerry Etheredge praised Congress for their swift action in passing H.R. 5883, the Technical and Clarifying Amendments to the Packers and Stockyards Act of 2016. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday, September 26 and the U.S. Senate on Thursday, September 29. “We commend Congress in the passing of this legislation, which updates the Packers and Stockyards Act with common-sense changes that helps bring the law into the 21st Century,” said Etheredge....

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