H.R.5608 - Comprehensive Wildlife Disease Testing Acceleration Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] (Introduced 10/10/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; Resources|
|Latest Action:||10/21/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5608 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Comprehensive Wildlife Disease Testing Acceleration Act of 2002 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture, with respect to chronic wasting disease (a disease affecting deer and elk), to: (1) issue guidelines for animal tissue collecting and laboratory testing; (2) establish a laboratory certification and inspection program; and (3) accelerate testing research.
Introduced in House (10/10/2002)
Establishes the Interagency Task Force on Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease to coordinate epizootic hemorrhagic disease (a disease affecting deer and other wild ruminants) prevention activities.