US SB689 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on March 6 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-06 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Pending: Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Chronic Wasting Disease Management Act This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support state and tribal efforts to address chronic wasting disease. The transmissible disease afflicts deer, elk, and moose populations. In addition, USDA must make grants to research centers to support efforts to expand and accelerate applied research on the disease. Land management agencies of the USDA and the Department of the Interior must work cooperatively with states in researching the disease and implementing state management strategies to reduce the spread and prevalence of the disease.

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Chronic Wasting Disease Management Act



2019-03-06SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Same As/Similar To

HB1550 (Related) 2019-03-27 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.


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