+ − Subcommittee US - Forestry, Conservation, and Rural Revitalization (Senate) + − Bills Assigned (87) US - HR111 To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey a parcel of unused agricultural land in Dos Palos, California, to the Dos Palos Ag Boosters for use as a farm school. US - HR394 To provide for the release of the reversionary interest held by the United States in certain property located in the County of Iosco, Michigan. US - HR1342 To provide for a one-year enrollment in the conservation reserve of land covered by expiring conservation reserve program contracts. US - HR1789 To reauthorize the dairy indemnity program. US - HR2534 Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reauthorization Act of 1997 US - HCONRES151 Expressing the sense of the Congress that the United States should manage its public domain National Forests to maximize the reduction of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere among many other objectives and that the United States should serve as an example and as a world leader in actively managing its public domain national forests in a manner that substantially reduces the amount of carbon dioxide added to the atmosphere. US - S16 Cattle Industry Improvement Act of 1997 US - S26 Agricultural Safety Net Act of 1997 US - S52 A bill to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from basing minimum prices for Class I milk on the distance or transportation costs from any location that is not within a marketing area, except under certain circumstances, and for other purposes. US - S55 A bill to amend the Dairy Production Stabilization Act of 1983 to prohibit bloc voting by cooperative associations of milk producers in connection with the program, and for other purposes. US - S56 Dairy Promotion Equity Act US - S81 National Dairy Promotion Reform Act of 1997 US - S83 Plant Protection Act US - S256 National Cheese Exchange Oversight and Improvement Act of 1997 US - S257 Commodity Exchange Amendments Act of 1997 US - S258 Milk Price Discovery Improvement Act of 1997 US - S277 A bill to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to restore the effectiveness of certain provisions regulating Federal milk marketing orders. US - S322 Dairy Fairness Act US - S338 A bill to designate the J. Phil Campbell, Senior Natural Resource Conservation Center. US - S388 A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to assist States in implementing a program to prevent prisoners from receiving food stamps. US - S413 A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to require States to verify that prisoners are not receiving food stamps. US - S485 Precision Agriculture Research, Education, and Information Dissemination Act of 1997 US - S517 A bill to provide relief to agricultural producers who granted easements to, or owned or operated land condemned by, the Secretary of the Army for flooding losses caused by water retention at the dam site at Lake Redrock, Iowa, to the extent that the actual losses exceed the estimates of the Secretary. US - S546 Northern Forest Stewardship Act US - S603 A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to collect and disseminate statistically reliable information from milk manufacturing plants on prices received for bulk cheese and to provide the Secretary with the authority to require reporting by such manufacturing plants throughout the U.S. on prices received for cheese, butter, and nonfat dry milk. US - S604 A bill to amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to use the price of feed grains and other cash expenses as factors that are used to determine the basic formula price for milk and any other milk price regulated by the Secretary. US - S605 A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide emergency assistance to producers for cattle losses that are due to damaging weather or related condition occurring during the 1996-97 winter season, and for other purposes. US - S617 Imported Meat Labeling Act of 1997 US - S643 Tobacco Subsidy Reduction Act of 1997 US - S782 A bill to amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to remove the provision that prevents the recovery of an amount disbursed as a result of an erroneous decision made by a State, county, or area committee. US - S805 Department of Agriculture Information Technology Reform Act US - S850 Downed Animal Protection Act US - S932 Imported Fire Ant Control, Management, and Eradication Act of 1997 US - S1001 Local Forest User Fairness Act US - S1042 Imported Produce Labeling Act of 1997 US - S1058 Taxpayer and Shawnee National Forest Protection Act US - S1080 National Aquaculture Development, Research, and Promotion Act of 1997 US - S1119 A bill to amend the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930 to increase the penalty under certain circumstances for commission merchants, dealers, or brokers who misrepresent the country of origin or other characteristics of perishable agricultural commodities. US - S1150 Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 US - S1153 A bill to promote food safety through continuation of the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Database program operated by the Secretary of Agriculture. US - S1264 Food Safety Enforcement Enhancement Act of 1997 US - S1291 Interstate Distribution of State-Inspected Meat Act of 1997 US - S1310 LEAF Act US - S1313 Tobacco Transition Act US - S1323 Animal Agriculture Reform Act US - S1396 Meals for Achievement Act US - S1500 Hawaii Tropical Forest Products Certification Act US - S1522 Rural Cooperative Act of 1997 US - S1535 Peanut Program Improvement Act of 1997 US - S1538 Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Improvement Act of 1997 US - S1556 Child Nutrition Initiatives Act US - S1581 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998 US - S1582 Tobacco Market Transition Act US - S1597 Safe Food Action Plan Act US - S1733 An Act to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to require food stamp State agencies to take certain actions to ensure that food stamp coupons are not issued for deceased individuals, to require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study of options for the design, development, implementation, and operation of a national database to track participation in Federal means-tested public assistance programs, and for other purposes. US - S1762 A bill to amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to extend the term of marketing assistance loans. US - S1763 Food Stamp Benefits for Aliens Restoration Act of 1997 US - S1774 A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make guaranteed farm ownership loans and guaranteed farm operating loans of up to $600,000, and to increase the maximum loan amounts with inflation. US - S1803 Agricultural Credit Restoration Act US - S1884 A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to remove the prohibition on agricultural trade options outside contract markets. US - S1918 Cost of Production Safety Net Act of 1998 US - S1975 Farmers Emergency Loan Reform Act of 1998 US - S1982 A bill to equalize the minimun adjustments to prices for fluid milk under milk marketing orders. US - S2025 Food Research, Education, Safety, and Health Act of 1998 US - S2116 USDA Information Technology Reform and Year-2000 Compliance Act of 1998 US - S2166 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Amendments of 1998 US - S2195 A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange the Gulfport Research Laboratory and other Forest Service administrative sites in the States of Mississippi, to provide for a new research facility, and for other purposes. US - S2202 Pet Safety and Protection Act of 1998 US - S2234 A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a trade compensation assistance program if the President, any other member of the executive branch, or any other provision of law causes exports from the United States to any country to be suspended for reasons of national security policy, and to require the Secretary of Defense to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation for the cost of each such program. US - S2255 A bill to amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from including any storage charges in the calculation of loan deficiency payments or loans made to producers for loan commodities. US - S2286 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Amendments of 1998 US - S2344 Emergency Farm Financial Relief Act US - S2396 A bill to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a pilot program under which milk producers and cooperatives will be permitted to enter into forward price contracts with milk handlers. US - S2402 An act to direct the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior to convey certain lands in San Juan County, New Mexico, to San Juan College. US - S2480 Invasive Pest Control Act of 1998 US - S2511 Federal Meat and Poultry Employees Pay Act of 1998 US - S2517 A bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to establish a pilot program commencing in crop year 2000 for a period of 2 years in certain States to provide improved crop insurance options for producers. US - S2565 Antimicrobial Regulation Technical Corrections Act of 1998 US - S2592 A bill to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to permit a State to register a Canadian pesticide for distribution and use within that State. US - S2594 Food Safety Research Institute Establishment Act of 1998 US - S2596 A bill to amend the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to improve the farmland protection program. US - S2597 A bill to amend the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to improve the farmland protection program. US - S2606 Selective Agricultural Embargoes Act of 1998 US - S2652 Circle of Poison Prevention Act of 1998 US - SRES20 A resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. US - SRES119 A resolution to express the sense of the Senate that the Secretary of Agriculture should establish a temporary emergency minimum milk price that is equitable to all producers nationwide and that provides price relief to economically distressed milk producers. US - SRES253 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Department of Agriculture provide timely assistance to Texas farmers and livestock producers who are experiencing worsening drought conditions.