H.R. 5957 (110th): To reduce subsidies for agricultural commodity programs.


May 5, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 5, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Royce
Representative for California's 40th congressional district


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Last Updated: May 5, 2008
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)
5/5/2008--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Agriculture, in order to carry out title I of H.R. 2419 of the 110th Congress, as enrolled, to make such reductions in payment rates and loan ...

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Related Bills

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H.R. 2419 (Related)
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

Enacted — Veto Overridden
May 22, 2008

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May 5, 2008


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