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


Jul 20, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 20, 2000

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


Pub.L. 106-224


Larry Combest

Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district



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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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Related Bills

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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

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2559” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Jul 20, 1999
Reported by Committee
Aug 3, 1999
Passed House
Sep 29, 1999
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Mar 23, 2000
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Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
May 25, 2000
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Conference Report Agreed to by House
May 25, 2000
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 20, 2000


12 cosponsors (12R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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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

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