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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.

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)

H.J. Res. 15

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A joint resolution recognizing the contributions of the Christmas tree industry to the U.S. economy. (Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, December 12, 2007)

H.R. 1374

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A bill to amend the Florida National Forest Land Management Act of 2003 to permit a land conveyance in the Apalachicola National Forest in Leon County, Florida. (Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, December 12, 2007)

H.R. 926

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A bill to prohibit the provision of Federal economic development assistance for any State or locality that uses the power of eminent domain power to obtain property for private commercial development or that fails to pay relocation costs to persons displaced by use of the power of eminent domain for economic development purposes. (Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably...

H.Res. 79

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A resolution to recognize 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. (Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, May 17, 2007)

H.Con.Res.25

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A concurrent resolution to expressing the sense of Congress that it is the goal of the United States that, not later than January 1, 2025, the agricultural, forestry, and working land of the United States should provide from renewable resources not less than 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States and continue to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed, and fiber. (P...

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