skip to main content

S. 2830 (101st): Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990


About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade (FACT) Act of 1990 — P.L. 101-624 (November 28, 1990) was a 5-year omnibus farm bill that passed Congress and was signed into law.

This bill, also known as the 1990 farm bill, continued to move agriculture in a market-oriented direction by freezing target prices and allowing more planting flexibility.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jul 6, 1990
101st Congress (1989–1990)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 28, 1990

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 28, 1990.

Law
Pub.L. 101-624
Sponsor

Patrick Leahy

Senator for Vermont

Democrat

Text

Read Text »
Last Updated: Nov 28, 1990

Source

History

Jun 21, 1990
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 6, 1990
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 27, 1990
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Aug 4, 1990
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 23, 1990
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Oct 25, 1990
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 28, 1990
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2830 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2830. This is the one from the 101st Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 2830 — 101st Congress: Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990.” www.GovTrack.us. 1990. August 11, 2022 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/s2830>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.