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07/21/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/22/2021 01:46

Desert Locust Control Act

H.R.1079 - Desert Locust Control Act117th Congress (2021-2022)|

Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 02/15/2021)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs | Senate - Foreign Relations
Committee Meetings: 03/25/21 1:00PM
Latest Action: Senate - 07/21/2021 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)


This bill has the status Passed House

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  1. Introduced
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  2. Passed House
    Array ( [actionDate] => 2021-07-20 [displayText] => Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 7 of H. Res. 535, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 678; H.R. 1036; H.R. 1079, as amended; H.R. 1158; H.R. 1250; H.R. 1754; H.R. 1833, as amended; H.R. 1850; H.R. 1871; H.R. 1877, as amended; H.R. 1893; H.R. 1895; H.R. 2118; H.R. 2795, as amended; H.R. 2928; H.R. 2980, as amended; H.R. 3003; H.R. 3138, as amended; H.R. 3223; H.R. 3263; and H.R. 3264; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 277; and H. Res. 294. [externalActionCode] => 8000 [description] => Passed House [chamberOfAction] => House )
  3. Passed Senate
  4. To President
  5. Became Law

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Introduced in House (02/15/2021)

Desert Locust Control Act

This bill requires the President to establish an interagency working group to (1) coordinate the U.S. response to the ongoing desert locust outbreak in the East Africa region and its impact on food security and political stability, including in the context of restrictions relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019); (2) review the effectiveness of regional and multilateral efforts to eradicate the desert locust outbreak; and (3) develop and implement a plan to control the desert locust outbreak.