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

The text of the bill below is as of May 24, 2017 (Passed the Senate with an Amendment).


1st Session

H.R. 1238

In the Senate of the United States,

May 24, 2017.


That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 1238) entitled An Act 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., do pass with the following


On page 4, lines 1 and 2, strike relating to food and agriculture and insert or the Secretary of Health and Human Services.


On page 4, strike line 3 and all that follows through the end of the matter following line 6 and insert the following:


Clerical amendment

The table of contents in section 1(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 is amended—


by striking the items relating to sections 523, 524, 525, 526, and 527; and


by inserting after the item relating to section 522 the following:

Sec. 523. Guidance and recommendations.

Sec. 524. Voluntary private sector preparedness accreditation and certification program.

Sec. 525. Acceptance of gifts.

Sec. 526. Integrated public alert and warning system modernization.

Sec. 527. National planning and education.

Sec. 528. Coordination of Department of Homeland Security efforts related to food, agriculture, and veterinary defense against terrorism.