S. 616: Food Security is National Security Act of 2017

A bill to amend section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 to include the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services as members of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and to require the Committee to consider the security of the food and agriculture systems of the United States as a factor to be considered when determining to take action with respect to foreign investment, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 14, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 14, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 14, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senior Senator from Iowa

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Mar 14, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 616 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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