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S.605 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.
S.617 Imported Meat Labeling Act of 1997
S.517 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.
S.485 Precision Agriculture Research, Education, and Information Dissemination Act of 1997
S.413 A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to require States to verify that prisoners are not receiving food stamps.
S.388 A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to assist States in implementing a program to prevent prisoners from receiving food stamps.
S.322 Dairy Fairness Act
S.257 Commodity Exchange Amendments Act of 1997
S.338 A bill to designate the J. Phil Campbell, Senior Natural Resource Conservation Center.
S.277 A bill to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to restore the effectiveness of certain provisions regulating Federal milk marketing orders.
S.256 National Cheese Exchange Oversight and Improvement Act of 1997
S.258 Milk Price Discovery Improvement Act of 1997
S.RES.20 A resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.
S.56 Dairy Promotion Equity Act
S.81 National Dairy Promotion Reform Act of 1997
S.52 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.26 Agricultural Safety Net Act of 1997
S.16 Cattle Industry Improvement Act of 1997
S.83 Plant Protection Act
S.55 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.
S.2199 A bill to provide funding for the nutrition education and training program authorized under the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, and for other purposes.
S.2164 Department of Agriculture Responsibility and Accountability Act of 1996
S.2155 A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to transfer funds to the farmers' market nutrition program, and for other purposes.
S.2128 Plant Protection Act
S.2114 Pet Safety and Protection Act of 1996
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