H.R. 3171 (103rd): Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994


Sep 29, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 28, 1994 but was never passed by the Senate.


Eligio “Kika” de la Garza

Representative for Texas's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 23, 1994
Length: 53 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to reorganize the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/28/1994--Passed House amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - General Reorganization Authorities Title II: Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Title III: Rural Economic and Community Development Title IV: Food, Nutrition, and Consumer ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 29, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 26, 1994
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.

Jun 16, 1994
Reported by Committee

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Sep 28, 1994
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3171”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (18D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Sep 28, 1994 3:43 p.m.
Failed 177/247

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 1970 (Related)
Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994

Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Sep 28, 1994

H.Res. 544 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 28, 1994

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