Summary: S.700 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (04/05/2001)

Animal Disease Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Control Act of 2001 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to submit a preliminary report to specified congressional committees concerning: (1) interagency measures to assess, prevent, and control the spread of foot and mouth disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy ("mad cow disease") in the United States; (2) related Federal information sources available to the public; and (3) the need for any additional legislative authority or product bans.

Directs the Secretary, in consultation with governmental and private sector parties, to submit a final report to such committees that discusses such diseases' economic impacts, public and animal health risks, and related legislative, Federal agency, and product recommendations.