S. 2155 (112th): A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to promote biobased manufacturing.


Mar 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Debbie Stabenow

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2012
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

3/5/2012--Introduced.Amends the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to include facilities that convert renewable biomass into renewable chemicals in the definitions of "biomass conversion facility" and "biorefinery."Defines "renewable ... Read more >

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Mar 5, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2155”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 3240 (Related)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jun 21, 2012

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