Reported by Committee — Feb 9, 2016
Last Action: Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 89.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 9, 2016.
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Oct 2, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2004
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2004.
Representative for California's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2004
Length: 6 pages
To ensure an abundant and affordable supply of highly nutritious fruits, vegetables, and other specialty crops for American consumers and international markets by enhancing the competitiveness of United States-grown specialty crops, and for other purposes.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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.
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
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. 3242”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3242 — 108th Congress: Specialty Crops Competitiveness Act of 2004. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr3242
“H.R. 3242 — 108th Congress: Specialty Crops Competitiveness Act of 2004.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr3242>
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