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H.R. 5509, Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization and Improvement Act

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To support efforts to reduce pollution of the Chesapeake Bay watershed and to verify that reductions in pollution have been achieved, and for other purposes. Considered and passed by the House Agriculture Committee, as amended by, voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass on July 28, 2010. Read more »

H.R. 5852, Mandatory Price Reporting Act of 2010

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To amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to improve the reporting on sales of livestock and dairy products, and for other purposes.Considered and passed by the House Agriculture Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass on July 28, 2010. Read more »

H.R. 5669

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To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain Federally owned land located in Story County, Iowa. Read more »

H.Res. 81

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Recognizing the importance and sustainability of the United States hardwoods industry and urging that United States hardwoods and the products derived from United States hardwoods be given full consideration in any program directed at constructing environmentally preferable commercial, public, or private buildings. Read more »

H.Res. 270

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Recognizing the establishment of Hunters for the Hungry programs across the United States and the contributions of those programs efforts to decrease hunger and help feed those in need. Read more »

H.R. 6849

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A bill to amend the commodity provisions of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to permit producers to aggregate base acres and reconstitute farms to avoid the prohibition on receiving direct payments, counter-cyclical payments, or average crop revenue election payments when the sum of the base acres of a farm is 10 acres or less, and for other purposes. Read more »

H.R. 6124, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

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On June 18, Congress overrode the President's veto on H.R. 6124, the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, ensuring that all parts of the Farm Bill are enacted into law. Previously, Congress had passed H.R. 2419 over the President's veto, containing 14 of 15 Farm Bill titles. Read more »

H.R. 3454

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A bill to permit a land conveyance of roughly 8 acres of the George Washington National Forest to the Central Advent Christian Church in Alleghany County, VA. (Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, December 12, 2007) Read more »

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