The House Agriculture Committee began a series of hearings in advance of writing legislation to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The agency's statutory authorization expires at the end of the fiscal year.
A bill to convey to Miami-Dade County certain federally owned land in Florida. The bill would provide for the sale of two acres of land at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Subtropical Horticulture Research Station. Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, July 29, 2009.
- H.R.3175 - Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart, R-Fla. (introduced 7/10/2009)