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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.

Sponsor and status

Collin Peterson

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2008
Length: 662 pages
May 22, 2008
110th Congress (2007–2009)

Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jun 18, 2008

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

Pub.L. 110-246

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. 3246: Regional Economic and Infrastructure Development Act of 2007

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 4, 2007. 80% 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)


May 22, 2008

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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

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
Senate Overrides Veto

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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6124. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

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

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