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.
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Sponsor and status
Christopher “Chris” Smith
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2021
Length: 7 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 20, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate.
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5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)
Feb 15, 2021
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Mar 25, 2021
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Jul 16, 2021
Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).
Jul 20, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 1079 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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