Summary: H.R.4001 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/18/2004)

Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct research through the Agricultural Research Service regarding the likelihood and risks of the inter-animal species transfer of the proteinaceous infectious particles (prions) that cause transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Directs the Service to study the risks associated with feeding livestock by-products to other animals.