H.R. 2646 (107th): Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002


Jul 26, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 13, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 13, 2002.


Pub.L. 107-171


Larry Combest

Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 10, 2002
Length: 407 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2007, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/1/2002--Conference report filed in House.Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 - TitleI - Commodity ProgramsSubtitleA - Direct Payments and Counter-Cyclical PaymentsSection1101 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary), ... Read more >


Jul 26, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 27, 2001
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.

Oct 5, 2001
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 13, 2002
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.

Feb 14, 2002
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Feb 20, 2002
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

May 2, 2002
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The House approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

May 8, 2002
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.

May 13, 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2646”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Oct 3, 2001 2:31 p.m.
Failed 100/323
Oct 3, 2001 2:40 p.m.
Agreed to 418/5
Oct 3, 2001 2:51 p.m.
Failed 187/238
Oct 4, 2001 10:49 p.m.
Failed 194/224
Oct 4, 2001 10:59 p.m.
Agreed to 235/183
Oct 4, 2001 11:08 p.m.
Agreed to 296/121
Oct 5, 2001 12:25 p.m.
Passed 291/120
Feb 13, 2002 12:31 p.m.
Bill Passed 58/40
On the Conference Report
May 2, 2002 1:11 p.m.
Passed 280/141
On the Conference Report
May 8, 2002 4:26 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 64/35

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. 403 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 2, 2002

S. 1731 (Included-In)
Agriculture, Conservation, and Rural Enhancement Act of 2001

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2001

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