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S.2077 Commodity Exchange Amendments Act of 1996
S.391 Federal Lands Forest Health Protection and Restoration Act
S.2066 A bill to amend the Northern Great Plains Rural Development Act to the duration of the Northern Great Plauns Rural Development Commission, and for other purposes.
H.R.3387 To designate the Southern Piedmont Conservation Research Center located at 1420 Experimental Station Road in Watkinsville, Georgia, as the "J. Phil Campbell, Senior Natural Resource Conservation Center".
S.2036 A bill to amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to provide equitable treatment for barley producers so that 1996 contract payments to the producers are not reduced to a greater extent than the average percentage reduction in contract payments for other commodities, while maintaining the level of contract payments for other commodities, and for other purposes.
H.R.3900 To amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to provide greater planting flexibility, and for other purposes.
S.1166 Food Quality Protection Act of 1995
S.1491 Antimicrobial Pesticide Registration Reform Act of 1995
S.794 Minor Use Crop Protection Act of 1995
S.1975 Precision Agriculture Research, Education, and Information Dissemination Act of 1996
S.1949 Cattle Industry Improvement Act of 1996
S.1939 Livestock Market Revitalization Act of 1996
S.RES.277 A resolution to express the sense of the Senate that, to ensure continuation of a competitive free-market system in the cattle and beef markets, the Secretary of Agriculture and Attorney General should use existing legal authorities to monitor commerce and practices in the cattle and beef markets for potential antitrust violations, the Secretary of Agriculture should increase reporting practices regarding domestic commerce in the beef and cattle markets (including exports and imports), and for other purposes.
S.CON.RES.63 A concurrent resolution to express the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Agriculture should dispose of all remaining commodities in the disaster reserve maintained under the Agricultural Act of 1970 to relieve the distress of livestock producers whose ability to maintain livestock is adversely affected by disaster conditions existing in certain areas of the United States, such as prolonged drought or flooding, and for other purposes.
S.1862 Interstate Distribution of State-Inspected Meat Act of 1996
S.1847 Downed Animal Protection Act
S.1829 A bill to prohibit the purchase of foreign beef by a school participating in the school lunch, school breakfast, or child care food program, and for other purposes.
S.1822 A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to permit the Security of Agriculture to waive the prohibition on the termination of conservation reserve contracts for certain lands, and for other purposes.
S.1798 Irrigation Subsidy Reduction Act of 1996
S.1803 A bill to provide relief to agricultural producers who grant 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 estimate of the Secretary, and for other purposes.
S.1758 Packers and Stockyards Improvement Act of 1996
S.1755 A bill to amend the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to provide that assistance shall be available under the noninsured crop assistance program for native pasture for livestock, and for other purposes.
S.1743 Temporary Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance Act of 1996
S.1707 A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to establish a trust for the benefit of the seller of livestock until the seller receives payment in full for the livestock, and for other purposes.
S.1690 A bill to provide a grace period for the prohibition on Consolidated Farm Service Agency lending to delinquent borrowers, and for other purposes.
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