H.R.3174 - Food Supply Protection Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
||Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] (Introduced 10/25/2001)
||House - Agriculture
||11/07/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Rural Development and Research. (All Actions)
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Introduced in House (10/25/2001)
Food Supply Protection Act - Authorizes appropriations to the Secretary of Agriculture for: (1) Department of Agriculture biosecurity initiatives required under presidential directive PDD-67, to be used to secure resources at existing facilities of the Agricultural Research Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; (2) research in support of bioterrorism response initiatives; (3) continuation of joint research initiatives between the Agricultural Research Service, universities, and industry on counter-bioterrorism efforts; (4) competitive grants to universities and qualified research institutions for counter-bioterrorism research; (5) specified biosafety laboratories and animal research facilities at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Greenport, New York; (6) the Agricultural Research Service/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service facility in Ames, Iowa; (7) planning and design of an Agricultural Research Service biocontainment laboratory for poultry research in Athens, Georgia; (8) planning, updating, and renovation of the Arthropod-Borne Animal Disease Laboratory in Laramie, Wyoming; (9) collaborative research with the Oklahoma City Counter-Terrorism Institute, the Department of Justice, and other law enforcement and emergency preparedness organizations; and (10) the purchase of and training for rapid detection field test kits to be distributed by the Secretary to State and local agencies engaged in defending against agroterrorism.