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S. 1150 (105th): Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998

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The Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 (P.L. 105-185) was separate legislation that revised and reauthorized federally supported agricultural research, education, and extension programs from June 1998 through May 2002 (historically, these authorities have been part of an omnibus farm policy law enacted every 4 to 6 years). The 1998 Act built upon reforms that were made in the research title of the farm law in effect at the time, the 1996 farm bill (P.L. 104-127). Key provisions were new accountability measures for recipients of ...

Sponsor and status

Richard Lugar

Sponsor. Senator for Indiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 4, 1998
Length: 88 pages

Sep 5, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 23, 1998

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 23, 1998.


Pub.L. 105-185


Jul 30, 1997
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.

Sep 5, 1997

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

Oct 29, 1997
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Feb 24, 1998
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

May 12, 1998
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House 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 Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Jun 4, 1998
Conference Report Agreed to by House

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

Jun 23, 1998
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1150 (105th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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