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H.R. 1079: Desert Locust Control 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.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

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

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2021
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Feb 15, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Mar 25, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 25, 2021.

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)

Prognosis
17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Feb 15, 2021
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 25, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1079 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1079. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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