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S.30 Agricultural Market Failure Protection Act of 1999
S.18 Safe and Fair Enforcement and Recall for Meat and Poultry Act
S.242 Meat Labeling Act of 1999
S.124 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.
S.83 Plant Protection Act
S.127 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.
S.241 Truth in Quality Grading Act of 1999
S.2652 Circle of Poison Prevention Act of 1998
S.2116 USDA Information Technology Reform and Year-2000 Compliance Act of 1998
S.2402 An act to direct the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior to convey certain lands in San Juan County, New Mexico, to San Juan College.
S.2597 A bill to amend the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to improve the farmland protection program.
S.2596 A bill to amend the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to improve the farmland protection program.
S.2606 Selective Agricultural Embargoes Act of 1998
S.2594 Food Safety Research Institute Establishment Act of 1998
S.2592 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.
S.2565 Antimicrobial Regulation Technical Corrections Act of 1998
S.2511 Federal Meat and Poultry Employees Pay Act of 1998
S.2480 Invasive Pest Control Act of 1998
S.2255 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.
S.2234 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.
S.RES.253 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.
S.2202 Pet Safety and Protection Act of 1998
S.2195 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.
S.2166 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Amendments of 1998
S.2025 Food Research, Education, Safety, and Health Act of 1998
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