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

Introduced:

Jul 26, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 13, 2002

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

Law:

Pub.L. 107-171

Sponsor:

Larry Combest

Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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

The Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, also known as the 2002 Farm Bill, includes ten titles, addressing a great variety of issues related to agriculture, ecology, energy, trade, and nutrition.

The act directs approximately 16.5 billion dollars of funding toward agricultural subsidies each year. These subsidies have a dramatic effect on the production of grains, oilseeds ...

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History

Jul 26, 2001
 
Introduced

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

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.

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 page is about 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.

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