Summary: S.616 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/14/2017)

Food Security is National Security Act of 2017

This bill amends the Defense Production Act of 1950 to: (1) require the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to consider the potential effects of a proposed or pending transaction on the security of the U.S. food and agriculture systems, including any effects on the availability of, access to, or safety and quality of food; and (2) include the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services as members of the committee.