H.R. 2534 (105th): Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reauthorization Act of 1997


Sep 24, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 8, 1997 but was never passed by the Senate.


Larry Combest

Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 1997
Length: 112 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reform, extend, and repeal certain agricultural research, extension, and education programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Coordination, Planning, and Definitions Regarding Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Title II: Reform of Existing Research, Extension, and Education Authorities Subtitle A: Smith-Lever Act and ... Read more >

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Sep 24, 1997

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Oct 29, 1997
Reported by Committee

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Nov 8, 1997
Passed House

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Nov 8, 1997
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) 1.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2534”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Nov 8, 1997 3:39 p.m.
Passed 291/125

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1150 (Related)
Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 23, 1998

H.R. 2876 (Related)
To promote food safety through continuation of the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Database program ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 7, 1997

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