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Fred Upton's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Full Name: Frederick 'Fred' Stephen Upton
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amey; 2 Children: Meg, Stephen
Birth Date: 04/23/1953
Birth Place: Saint Joseph, MI
Home City: Saint Joseph, MI
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Protecting the Great Lakes
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 3548, the Improving Trauma Care Act; H.R. 4080, the Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act; H.R. 1281, the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act; and H.R. 1528, the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act
April 3, 2014 Committee Advances Four Bipartisan Public Health Bills That Would Help Newborns, Trauma Patients, and Veterinarians
July 24, 2013 Upton Comments on Administration's Response to Asian Carp Threat
June 13, 2013 President Signs Bipartisan Animal Health Bill Benefiting Michigan Jobs, Pets, Livestock
June 13, 2013 President Signs Bipartisan Bill into Law to Help Protect Jobs, Keep Pets and Livestock Safe
June 3, 2013 House Overwhelmingly Passes Legislation to Help Protect Jobs, Keep Pets and Livestock Safe
June 3, 2013 Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013
May 15, 2013 Committee Advances Bipartisan Legislation that Will Help Protect Jobs, Keep Pets and Livestock Safe, and Further Secure America's Prescription Drug Supply Chain
May 15, 2013 Upton's Committee Advances Bipartisan Health Bills to Support Animal Drug Programs, Secure Nation's Prescription Drug Supply Chain
May 13, 2013 Letter to Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman, and Honorable Nick Rahal, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Preserving the Great Lakes Region
May 7, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Health - "H.R. 1407 and a bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with Respect to the Pharmaceutical Distribution Supply Chain"
April 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Reauthorization of Animal Drug User Fees: ADUFA and AGDUFA"
March 14, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Releasing Livestock Producers' Information
June 29, 2012 Upton Praises Passage of Bipartisan Transportation Agreement
May 18, 2012 Letter to Assistant Secretary Darcy
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army Department of the Army, Civil Works
Aug. 25, 2010 Op-Ed - Michigan Finally Gets a Day in Court in Effort to Protect Great Lakes from Asian Carp
June 30, 2010 Upton Joins Michigan Lawmakers on Bill to Permanently Prevent Asian Carp from Invading the Great Lakes
June 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Asian Carp
June 25, 2010 Discovery of Asian Carp Threatens Great Lakes Fishing Industry and its 800,000 Jobs
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Environment & Great Lakes
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Environment and Great Lakes
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