Summary: H.R.1402 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/07/2017)

Macadamia Tree Health Initiative

This bill amends the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to authorize the Department of Agriculture to provide competitive research and extension grants for a macadamia tree health initiative to: (1) develop and disseminate science-based tools and treatments to combat the insect known as the macadamia felted coccid (Eriococcus ironsidei); and (2) establish an area-wide integrated pest management program in areas affected, or at risk of being affected by, the insect.