H.R. 2088 (114th): United States Grain Standards Act Reauthorization Act of 2015

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 weather incident ... Continue reading »

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 29, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 9, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Michael Conaway

Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Length: 18 pages

History

Apr 29, 2015
 
Introduced

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Apr 30, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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May 29, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Agriculture

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Jun 9, 2015
 
Passed House

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.

H.R. 2088 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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