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house Bill H.R. 1226

Foot and Mouth Disease Prevention Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      House Committee on Agriculture
      Livestock, Dairy and Poultry
    IntroducedFebruary 26th, 2009

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Title

Foot and Mouth Disease Prevention Act of 2009

Official Title

To prohibit the importation of ruminants and swine, and fresh and frozen meat and products of ruminants and swine, from Argentina until the Secretary of Agriculture certifies to Congress that every region of Argentina is free of foot and mouth disease without vaccination.

Summary

Foot and Mouth Disease Prevention Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to prohibit the importation into the United States of any ruminant or swine, or any fresh (including chilled or frozen) meat or product of any ruminant or swine, that is born, raised, or slaughtered in Argentina until the Secretary certifies to Congress that every region of Argentina is free of foot and mouth disease without vaccination.

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