H.R. 2088, United States Grain Standards Act Reauthorization Act of 2015

Bill Text

H.R. 2088, the United States Grain Standards Act Reauthorization Act of 2015, would reauthorize the United States Grain Standards At of 1916, which gave the federal government authorization to establish official marketing standards for grains and oilseeds and priovided procedures for grain inspection and weighing. Most of the act is permanently authorized, including mandatory inspection and weighing of exported grain, as well as authority to amend grain standards of quality. However, serveral provisions expire on September 30, 2015.

Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), Rep Rick Crawford (R-AR), Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN), Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN)

Introduced on April 29, 2015 and referred to the House Committee on Agriculture. Passed through the House Agriculture Committee (voice vote) on April 30, 2015. Passed the House floor (voice vote) on June 9, 2015. Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry on June 10, 2015. Passed in the Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent on September 28, 2015 under H.R. 2051.  Approved by the House on September 28, 2015. Became Public Law September 30, 2015.

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