S.1482 - Animal Health Protection Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Harkin, Tom [D-IA] (Introduced 10/02/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||10/02/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.|
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Summary: S.1482 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.
Introduced in Senate (10/02/2001)
Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) establish a veterinary accreditation program; (2) produce and sell sterile screwworms to foreign countries and international organizations; and (3) enter into reimbursable fee agreements for preclearance abroad of animals or articles for movement into the United States.