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H.R. 7276: East Africa Locust Eradication Act

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To establish an interagency working group to develop a comprehensive, strategic plan to control locust outbreaks in the East Africa region and address future outbreaks in order to avert mass scale food insecurity and potential political destabilization, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2020
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jun 18, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 18, 2020

This bill passed in the House on November 18, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
37% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jun 18, 2020
 
Introduced

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Jul 29, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 13, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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Nov 13, 2020
 
Text Published

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Nov 18, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 7276 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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