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

Agriculture. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on June 5, 2008.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 77 voted NO: 15
8 voted present/not voting

Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

H.R. 6124 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
  • Agricultural Security Improvement Act of 2008
  • CFTC Reauthorization Act of 2008
  • Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2008
  • Heartland, Habitat, Harvest, and Horticulture Act of 2008
  • HOPE II Act
  • Housing Assistance Council Authorization Act of 2008
  • Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2008
  • Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
  • Agricultural Security Improvement Act of 2008
  • CFTC Reauthorization Act of 2008
  • Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2008
  • Heartland, Habitat, Harvest, and Horticulture Act of 2008
  • HOPE II Act
  • Housing Assistance Council Authorization Act of 2008
  • Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2008
Sponsor
Collin Peterson
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Agriculture
    • Acreage allotments
    • Administrative procedure
    • Africa (Sub-Saharan)
    • Aged
    • Agricultural assistance
    • Agricultural conservation
    • Agricultural cooperatives
    • Agricultural credit
    • Agricultural estimating and reporting
    • Agricultural innovations
    • Agricultural labor
    • Agricultural pollution
    • Agricultural prices
    • Agricultural research
    • Agricultural statistics
    • Agricultural subsidies
    • Agricultural surpluses
    • Agriculture in foreign trade
    • Air pollution
    • Air pollution control
    • Alaska
    • Alternative energy sources
    • American Samoa
    • Animals
    • Appropriations
    • Armed forces
    • Authorization
    • Biomass energy
    • Block grants
    • Budgets
    • Business
    • Caribbean area
    • Chesapeake Bay
    • Child health
    • Child labor
    • Child nutrition
    • Children
    • Civil liberties
    • Colorado River development
    • Commemorations
    • Community development
    • Congress
    • Congressional oversight
    • Congressional reporting requirements
    • Conservation easements
    • Consumers
    • Corn
    • Cotton
    • Crop insurance
    • Dairy industry
    • Dairy products
    • Dams
    • Day care
    • Death
    • Defense policy
    • Department of Agriculture
    • Developing countries
    • Diet
    • Disabled
    • Disaster loans
    • Disaster relief
    • Distance education
    • District of Columbia
    • Education
    • Education of the disadvantaged
    • Electric power transmission
    • Electric utilities
    • Electronic benefits transfers
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Emergency management
    • Emergency medicine
    • Energy
    • Energy conservation
    • Energy crops
    • Energy efficiency
    • Entrepreneurs
    • Environmental protection
    • Estates (Law)
    • Export finance
    • Exports
    • Famines
    • Farm lands
    • Farmers
    • Farms
    • Federal aid to research
    • Federally-guaranteed loans
    • Feed grains
    • Finance
    • Fines (Penalties)
    • Fire fighters
    • Fishing
    • Food
    • Food relief
    • Food safety
    • Food stamps
    • Food supply
    • Forced labor
    • Foreign aid
    • Foreign policy
    • Foreign trade promotion
    • Forest conservation
    • Forestry
    • Foundations
    • Free trade
    • Fruit
    • Futures trading
    • Gardening
    • Government information
    • Government lending
    • Government paperwork
    • Government publicity
    • Grain
    • Grassland ecology
    • Grazing
    • Great Lakes
    • Great Plains
    • Grocery trade
    • Guam
    • Habitat conservation
    • Haiti
    • Hawaii
    • Hazardous substances
    • Higher education
    • Homeless
    • Honey
    • Horses
    • Horticulture
    • Housing
    • Housing subsidies
    • Human rights
    • Humanities
    • Hunger
    • Hunting
    • Illinois
    • Import restrictions
    • Imports
    • Indemnity
    • Indiana
    • Indians
    • Information technology
    • Infrastructure
    • Insurance premiums
    • Interest rates
    • International affairs
    • International agencies
    • International relief
    • Iowa
    • Irrigation
    • Job training
    • Labor
    • Lakes
    • Latin America
    • Law
    • Leadership
    • Leases
    • Legumes
    • Libraries
    • Livestock
    • Losses
    • Louisiana
    • Lumber trade
    • Malawi
    • Marketing of farm produce
    • Marketing orders
    • Maryland
    • Meat
    • Medical education
    • Mexico
    • Michigan
    • Migrant labor
    • Military pay
    • Milk
    • Minnesota
    • Minorities
    • Minority business enterprises
    • Mississippi
    • Mississippi River
    • Missouri
    • Montana
    • Names
    • Natural resources
    • Nonprofit organizations
    • North Dakota
    • Nutrition
    • Nuts
    • Obesity
    • Ohio
    • Oilseeds
    • Old age, survivors and disability insurance
    • Organic farming
    • Outdoor recreation
    • Peanuts
    • Plant breeding
    • Public contracts
    • Puerto Rico
    • Radio broadcasting
    • Regional economic development
    • Research and development facilities
    • Research centers
    • Rice
    • Right of privacy
    • Rural affairs
    • Rural economic development
    • Rural health
    • Sales tax
    • Saline waters
    • Scholarships
    • School lunch program
    • Science policy
    • Seasonal labor
    • Sediment control
    • Small business
    • Social security
    • Social security numbers
    • Social services
    • Soil conservation
    • Soil erosion
    • Solid wastes
    • Sorghum
    • South Dakota
    • Soybeans
    • Sports
    • State and local government
    • State taxation
    • Storage
    • Sugar
    • Surveys
    • Sustainable agriculture
    • Tariff
    • Tariff preferences
    • Taxation
    • Technical assistance
    • Technology
    • Technology transfer
    • Telecommunication
    • Telemedicine
    • Telephone
    • Trade
    • Trade agreements
    • Transportation
    • Transportation planning
    • Trees
    • Urban affairs
    • Urban areas
    • Vegetables
    • Virgin Islands
    • Waste water treatment
    • Water conservation
    • Water pollution
    • Water pollution control
    • Water quality
    • Water resources
    • Water supply
    • Water treatment plants
    • Watersheds
    • Weather forecasting
    • Welfare
    • Welfare eligibility
    • Welfare work participation
    • Wetlands
    • Wheat
    • Wildlife conservation
    • Wind power
    • Wisconsin
    • Women
    • Women in government
    • Wool
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced5/22/2008
    Referred to Committee
    Passed House5/22/2008
    Passed Senate6/05/2008
    Vetoed by President6/18/2008
    Vetoed by Governor6/18/2008
    Vetoed by Governor6/18/2008
    Passed House6/18/2008
    Senate6/18/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 6124 To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through the fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes - Under Suspension of the Rules5/22/2008This bill PASSED the House
    306 voted YES 110 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateOn Passage - Senate - H.R. 61246/05/2008This bill PASSED the Senate
    77 voted YES 15 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseVeto Override - House - H.R. 6124 To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through the fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes6/18/2008This bill PASSED the House
    317 voted YES 109 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn Overriding the Veto (Upon Reconsideration Shall H.R. 6124 Pass, the Objections of the President to the Contrary Notwithstanding?)6/18/2008This bill the Senate
    80 voted YES 14 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/22/2008
    5/22/2008Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
    5/22/2008Referred to House Agriculture
    5/22/2008Referred to House Foreign Affairs
    Put on a legislative calendar5/22/2008Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 753.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage5/22/2008On Passage - House - H.R. 6124 To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through the fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes - Under Suspension of the Rules
    5/23/2008Mr. Peterson (MN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
    5/23/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
    5/23/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6124.
    6/05/2008Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    6/05/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President6/05/2008Cleared for White House.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage6/05/2008On Passage - Senate - H.R. 6124
    Presented to President6/16/2008Presented to President.
    Enacted6/18/2008Became Public Law No: 110-246.
    6/18/2008Veto message received in Senate. Held at the desk.
    6/18/2008Veto Message considered in Senate.
    6/18/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Vetoed6/18/2008Vetoed by President.
    6/18/2008The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President.
    6/18/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the question of passage of H.R. 6124, the objections of the President to the contrary, notwithstanding.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage6/18/2008Veto Override - House - H.R. 6124 To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through the fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage6/18/2008On Overriding the Veto (Upon Reconsideration Shall H.R. 6124 Pass, the Objections of the President to the Contrary Notwithstanding?)
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    Joe BidenDDE$0$0Not Voting
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    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
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    Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0No
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0No
    Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$0No
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Not Voting
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0No
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0No
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Not Voting
    John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
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    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
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    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0No
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$0Not Voting
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$0$0Not Voting
    Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0No
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$0$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$0$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$0$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$0$0No
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$0$0No
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0Not Voting
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0No
    Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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