Public Law 115-43: Securing our Agriculture and Food Act

By | October 18, 2017
Wheat harvest in Richmond Township, Ohio

Wheat harvested in Richmond Township, Ohio. Public Law 115-43 directs DHS to coordinate programs to protect the food, agriculture and veterinary systems of the US against terrorist and other threats.

Directs the Department of Homeland Security to coordinate efforts related to defending food, agriculture and veterinary systems of the United States against terrorism and other threats.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
(amended) 2017-05-24
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Original sponsors: Rep. Young, David [R-IA-3], Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS]

Cosponsors: Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10], Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11], Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]


Passed House by roll call vote:

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

House agreed to Senate amendment without objection.

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