H.R. 1238: Securing our Agriculture and Food Act

H.R. 1238 amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize a program to coordinate the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts related to food, agriculture, and veterinary defense from acts of terrorism and other high-consequence events that pose a risk to homeland security. Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 28, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Mar 22, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 22, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

David Young

Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Feb 28, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 8, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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

Mar 16, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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

Mar 16, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Mar 22, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1238 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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