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USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-09-05
Conference held.
USSB2200IntroNational Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 424.
USHB5411IntroAIPM Act of 2018 Areawide Integrated Pest Management Act of 2018 This bill amends the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 to expand the Department of Agriculture (USDA) Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Comp...
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2018-04-30
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2154PassTo rename the Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center in Fargo, North Dakota, as the Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center. (Sec. 1) This bill renames the Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center in Fargo, North Dakota, as the "Ed...
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2018-03-27
Became Public Law No: 115-157. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4306IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Sea Grant College Program Act to reauthorize through FY2023 the National Sea Grant College Program. The bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis...
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2018-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB4425IntroFood and Farm Act This bill reauthorizes and modifies several Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, crop insurance, conservation, food assistance, nutrition, farm credit, beginning farmers and ranchers, food waste...
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2017-11-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB1947IntroLocal FARMS Act Local Food and Regional Market Supply Act This bill consolidates, modifies, and authorizes several Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs to expand regional or local food markets and implement food safety practices. The bill author...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3941IntroLocal FARMS Act Local Food And Regional Market Supply Act This bill consolidates, modifies, and authorizes several Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs to expand regional or local food markets and implement food safety practices. The bill author...
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2017-10-04
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB129EngrossNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to award Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships. Currently, NOAA has discretion in awarding such f...
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2017-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB3699IntroUrban Agriculture Production Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish an urban agriculture outreach program to award grants for: (1) infrastructure; (2) land acquisition, land conversion, and soil and growing m...
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2017-09-07
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB3509IntroCITRUS Act Citrus Investment in Treatment and Research for U.S. Sustainability Act This bill amends several agricultural laws to authorize various Department of Agriculture (USDA) citrus programs. The bill reauthorizes through FY2023: (1) the Emergen...
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2017-09-01
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB3333IntroHEARD Act Hunting, Education, And Recreational Development Act This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to dispose of federal lands under their respective jurisdictions by offering them for sale or ...
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2017-08-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1737IntroPlum Island Conservation Act This bill amends the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 to repeal provisions requiring the sale of federal property and assets...
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2017-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1714IntroSoutheastern Oregon Development Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make grants for projects in Oregon to develop modern and efficient water systems. USDA shall establish an Agricultural Center for Rangeland Excellence in Ma...
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2017-08-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1603IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and related agencies. TITLE I-...
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2017-07-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 177.
USHB3268IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and related agencies. TITLE I-...
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2017-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 165.
USHB2722IntroSWINE Act Swine Waste Infrastructure and Natural Environment Act This bill establishes a program to certify environmentally sustainable swine waste disposal technologies and authorizes related tax credits and grants. The Department of Agriculture (US...
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2017-06-26
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2659IntroUnited States-Israel Agriculture Strategic Partnership Act This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to establish a program for cooperative research and development in agriculture with the government of Israel. The purpose of the program is ...
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2017-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB2436IntroOrganic Agriculture Research Act of 2017 This bill amends the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to increase and make permanent mandatory funding for the organic agriculture research and extension initiative and extend discretiona...
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2017-06-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1017IntroA bill to designate the Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center in Fargo, North Dakota, as the "Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center". This bill renames the Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center in Fargo, North Dakota, as the ...
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2017-05-03
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1752IntroVoluntary Checkoff Program Participation Act This bill prohibits mandatory or compulsory checkoff programs and requires producer participation in the programs to be voluntary at the point of sale. (A checkoff program is a program to promote and provi...
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2017-03-28
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB1753IntroOpportunities for Fairness in Farming Act of 2017 This bill establishes restrictions and requirements for checkoff programs, which are programs overseen by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote and provide research and information for a par...
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2017-03-28
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB740IntroVoluntary Checkoff Program Participation Act This bill prohibits mandatory or compulsory checkoff programs and requires producer participation in the programs to be voluntary at the point of sale. (A checkoff program is a program to promote and provi...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB741IntroOpportunities for Fairness in Farming Act of 2017 This bill establishes restrictions and requirements for checkoff programs, which are programs overseen by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote and provide research and information for a par...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1402IntroMacadamia Tree Health Initiative This bill amends the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to authorize the Department of Agriculture to provide competitive research and extension grants for a macadamia tree health initiative to: (1...
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2017-03-23
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB382Engross100 Years of Women in Congress Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to designate as Jeannette Rankin Women and Minorities in STEM Fields Program Grants the current research and extension grants to i...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB541IntroMacadamia Tree Health Initiative Act of 2017 This bill amends the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to authorize the Department of Agriculture to provide competitive research and extension grants for a macadamia tree health initi...
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2017-03-07
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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