H.R. 5346: Securing our Agriculture and Food Act

Introduced:

May 26, 2016

Status:

Reported by Committee on Sep 13, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 13, 2016.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Sep 16, 2016 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Sponsor:

David Young

Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

33% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Health Affairs responsible for coordinating the efforts of the Department of Homeland Security related to food, agriculture, and veterinary defense against terrorism, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 26, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 13, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 16, 2016
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 19, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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