Apr 29, 2015
Passed House on Jun 9, 2015
This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Length: 18 pages
22% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To amend the United States Grain Standards Act to improve inspection services performed at export elevators at export port locations, to reauthorize certain authorities of the Secretary of Agriculture under such Act, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
H.R. 2088 would:
- Reauthorize the Department of Agriculture's process for grain inspections until September 30, 2020.
- Force the Secretary of Agriculture to waive weighting and inspections of grain in an "emergency, a major disaster"; currently, the Secretary has the option to do so, but does not have to.
- A "major disaster" is defined to specifically include "a severe ...
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.
Signed by the President
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2088 — 114th Congress: United States Grain Standards Act Reauthorization Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2088
“H.R. 2088 — 114th Congress: United States Grain Standards Act Reauthorization Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. October 1, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2088>
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