H.R. 6124 (110th): Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

May 22, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jun 18, 2008

This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on June 18, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-246

Sponsor:

Collin Peterson

Representative for Minnesota's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2008
Length: 662 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2302: Food and Energy Security Act of 2007

Ordered Reported on Nov 2, 2007. 38% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2348: Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act of 2007

Introduced on May 16, 2007. 24% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1412: Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act of 2007

Introduced on May 16, 2007. 24% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1460: Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act of 2007

Introduced on May 23, 2007. 24% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 22, 2008
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 22, 2008
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 5, 2008
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 18, 2008
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Jun 18, 2008
 
House Overrides Veto

A vote to override the President's veto succeeded in the House. The Senate must do the same.

Jun 18, 2008
 
Enacted — Veto Overridden

Congress overrode the veto of the President. The bill became law.

H.R. 6124 (110th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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