Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
7 CFR 1.130 - 1.151
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
The ABPA provides the Secretary with regulatory control over certain biological agents and toxins that have the potential to pose a severe threat to animal or plant health, or to animal or plant products. Section 8401 gives the authority to impose civil penalties on violators after opportunity for hearing.
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Civil (Monetary) Penalty
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified