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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Comprehensive Wildlife Disease Testing Acceleration Act of 2002

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for the testing of chronic wasting disease and other infectious disease in deer and elk herds, to establish the Interagency Task Force on Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
10/10/2002Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date
10/21/2002Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
10/21/2002Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Horticulture.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
10/21/2002Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans.
Action By: Committee on Resources
10/10/2002Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/10/2002Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/10/2002Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/10/2002Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (6)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Green, Mark [R-WI-8]* 10/10/2002
Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1] 10/16/2002
Rep. Barrett, Thomas M. [D-WI-5] 10/16/2002
Rep. Kennedy, Mark R. [R-MN-2] 10/16/2002
Rep. Stupak, Bart [D-MI-1] 10/24/2002
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9] 10/24/2002

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture10/10/2002 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Horticulture10/21/2002 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition, and Forestry10/21/2002 Referred to
House Resources10/10/2002 Referred to
House Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife, and Oceans10/21/2002 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/10/2002)

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.

Establishes the Interagency Task Force on Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease to coordinate epizootic hemorrhagic disease (a disease affecting deer and other wild ruminants) prevention activities.