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Introduced in House (05/24/2001)

Animal Health Protection Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, entry, or further movement in the United States, or order the destruction or removal, of animals (including livestock) and related conveyances and facilities for reasons of livestock pest or disease control, or humane treatment. Authorizes related activities respecting exportation, interstate movement, cooperative agreements, enforcement and penalties, seizure, and quarantine and disease and pest eradication.

Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) establish a veterinary accreditation program; and (2) enter into reimbursable fee agreements for preclearance abroad of animals or articles for movement into the United States.