H.R. 2559 (106th): Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000

Introduced:

Jul 20, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 20, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 20, 2000.

Law:

Pub.L. 106-224

Sponsor:

Larry Combest

Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2000
Length: 99 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to strengthen the safety net for agricultural producers by providing greater access to more affordable risk management tools and improved protection from production and income loss, to improve the efficiency and integrity of the Federal crop insurance program, and for other purposes.

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History

Jul 20, 1999
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 3, 1999
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued 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 29, 1999
 
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.

Mar 23, 2000
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

May 25, 2000
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 25, 2000
 
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.

Jun 20, 2000
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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

Details

Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (12R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Mar 23, 2000 11:36 a.m.
Bill Passed 95/5
On the Conference Report
May 25, 2000 3:37 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 91/4

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.

H.Res. 512 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 25, 2000

S. 2251 (Included-In)
Risk Management for the 21st Century Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 2000

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