To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program under which the Secretary awards grants to States or State departments of agriculture for the purposes of providing support to agricultural fairs for losses sustained due to COVID-19.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2021
Length: 8 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on September 21, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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32 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 13 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“House Committee Unanimously Passes Newhouse Bill to Preserve Agricultural Fairs in Central Washington”
— Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 21, 2021
“VIDEO: Harder Pushes for Agriculture Fair Support During Critical Committee Markup”
— Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA9] on Sep 22, 2021
Apr 8, 2021
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Sep 21, 2021
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Sep 27, 2021
Reported by House Committee on Agriculture
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H.R. 2424 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2424. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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