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Titles (51)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990

Short Titles as Enacted for portions of this bill
  • Agricultural Development and Trade Act of 1990
  • Agricultural Program Reporting and Recordkeeping Improvement Act of 1990
  • Agricultural Promotion Programs Act of 1990
  • Agriculture and Water Policy Coordination Act
  • Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Act of 1990
  • America the Beautiful Act of 1990
  • Conservation Program Improvements Act
  • Cotton Research and Promotion Act Amendments of 1990
  • Farms for the Future Act of 1990
  • Fluid Milk Promotion Act of 1990
  • Forest Stewardship Act of 1990
  • Global Climate Change Prevention Act of 1990
  • Grain Quality Incentives Act of 1990
  • Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act Amendments of 1990
  • Lime Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act of 1990
  • Mickey Leland Food for Peace Act
  • Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act
  • Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act of 1990
  • National Agricultural Weather Information System Act of 1990
  • National Forest-Dependent Rural Communities Economic Diversification Act of 1990
  • Options Pilot Program Act of 1990
  • Organic Foods Production Act of 1990
  • Pecan Promotion and Research Act of 1990
  • Potato Research and Promotion Act Amendments of 1990
  • Rural Economic Development Act of 1990
  • Rural Health and Safety Education Act of 1990
  • Rural Telecommunications Improvements Act of 1990
  • Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Introduced

Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Agricultural Development and Trade Act of 1990
  • Agricultural Marketing Reform Act of 1990
  • Agriculture and Ground Water Policy Research and Education Coordination Act
  • Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Act of 1990
  • Conservation Stewardship Act of 1990
  • Domestic Research on Global Warming, Forests, and Agriculture Act of 1990
  • Farms for the Future Act of 1990
  • Fluid Milk Promotion Act of 1990
  • Forest Stewardship Act of 1990
  • Fruits and Vegetables Act of 1990
  • Global Climate Change Prevention Act of 1990
  • Grain Quality Incentives Act of 1990
  • Grown in the United States Food Labeling Act of 1990
  • International Forestry Cooperation Act of 1990
  • National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1990
  • Organic Foods Production Act of 1990
  • Pesticide Export Reform Act of 1990
  • Pet Theft Act of 1990
  • Rural Health and Safety Education Act of 1990
  • Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Act of 1990

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

An original bill to extend and revise agricultural price support and related programs, to provide for agricultural export, resource conservation, farm credit, and agricultural research and related programs, to ensure consumers an abundance of food and fiber at reasonable prices, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (21)

Date
11/28/1990Became Public Law No: 101-624.
11/28/1990Signed by President.
11/19/1990Presented to President.
10/25/1990Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 60-36. Record Vote No: 317.
10/23/1990Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 318 - 102 (Roll no. 508).
10/22/1990Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 101-916 filed.
10/16/1990Conference committee actions: Conferees agreed to file conference report.
10/15/1990Conference committee actions: Conference held.
10/12/1990Conference committee actions: Conference held.
10/11/1990Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 162 - 248 (Roll no. 450).
10/11/1990Conference committee actions: Conference held.
10/05/1990Conference committee actions: Conference held.
10/04/1990Conference committee actions: Conference held.
09/27/1990Conference committee actions: Conference held.
09/25/1990Conference committee actions: Conference held.
09/19/1990Conference committee actions: Conference held.
09/14/1990Resolving differences -- Senate actions: Senate disagreed to the House amendments by Voice Vote.
08/04/1990Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed without objection.
07/27/1990Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 70-21. Record Vote No: 187.
07/06/1990Committee on Agriculture. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Leahy under the authority of the order of Jun 26, 90. With written report No. 101-357. Additional and minority views filed.
07/06/1990Introduced in Senate

All Actions (390)

Date Chamber
11/28/1990Became Public Law No: 101-624.
11/28/1990Signed by President.
11/19/1990SenatePresented to President.
10/31/1990SenateMeasure Signed in Senate.
10/26/1990SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/25/1990SenateSenate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 60-36. Record Vote No: 317.
10/25/1990SenateConference report considered in Senate.
10/23/1990SenateConference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
10/23/1990-5:48pmHouseOn agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 318 - 102 (Roll no. 508).
10/23/1990-5:48pmHouseMotions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/23/1990-5:27pmHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection.
10/23/1990-4:13pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report.
10/23/1990-4:12pmHouseMr. de la Garza brought up conference report H.Rept. 101-916 for consideration as a privileged matter.
10/23/1990-4:11pmHouseRule H. Res. 520 passed House.
10/22/1990-6:44pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 520 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to S. 2830. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report on S. 2830. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report is considered read when called up for consideration.
10/22/1990-3:56pmHouseConference report H. Rept. 101-916 filed.
10/16/1990-10:07amConferees agreed to file conference report.
Action By: Both Chambers
10/15/1990-7:02pmConference held.
Action By: Both Chambers
10/12/1990-10:33pmConference held.
Action By: Both Chambers
10/11/1990-9:30pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/11/1990-9:30pmHouseOn motion that the House instruct conferees Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 255 - 154 (Roll no. 451).
10/11/1990-9:22pmHouseOn motion that the House Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 162 - 248 (Roll no. 450).
10/11/1990-8:42pmHouseThe yeas and nays were ordered on the Durbin motion to instruct conferees. Pursuant to the previous announcement, the Chair announced that he would put the question on the motions in the order in which they were offered and that the Chair would reduced to a minimum of five minutes the period of time for voting on the second motion.
10/11/1990-8:42pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Durbin motion to instruct the managers on the part of the House at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the House to the bill to insist upon the provisions of section 1399 of the House amendment, authorizing the Extension Service to establish an anti-smoking program directed toward young people.
10/11/1990-8:42pmHouseMr. Durbin moved that the House instruct conferees.
10/11/1990-8:41pmHouseThe yeas and nays were ordered on the Synar motion to instruct conferees. Pursuant to the previous announcement of the Chair, the vote was postponed until the conclusion of debate on the additional motion to instruct.
10/11/1990-8:00pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to instruct the managers on the part of the House at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the House amendment to the bill to insist upon at a minimum the provisions contained in subtitle G of title XIV of the House amendment relating to pesticide export reform and to accept the provisions contained in sections 1761 and 1762 of the Senate bill relating to revocation of food tolerances for banned pesticides.
10/11/1990-8:00pmHouseMr. Synar moved that the House instruct conferees.
10/11/1990-7:11pmConference held.
Action By: Both Chambers
10/10/1990-5:16pmHouseNOTIFICATION OF MOTION TO INSTRUCT CONFEREES - Pursuant to the provisions of clause 1(c) of rule XXVIII, Mr. Synar announced his intention to instruct the managers on the part of the House at the conference with the Senate with respect to Title XIV, subtitle G--Pesticide Export Reform.
10/10/1990-12:36pmHouseNOTICATION OF MOTION TO INSTRUCT CONFEREES - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XXVIII, Mr. Durbin announced his intention to instruct the managers on the part of the House at the conference with the Senate to insist upon the provisions contained in section 1399 of the House amendment.
10/05/1990-4:01pmConference held.
Action By: Both Chambers
10/04/1990-9:18amConference held.
Action By: Both Chambers
10/02/1990-10:09amHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Hopkins for subtitle A of title XVII of the Senate bill and title XIV of the House amendment: Lewis (FL).
10/02/1990-10:09amHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Hopkins for all provisions except title VII and sec. 1962 of the Senate bill, and title VIII and sec. 1249 of the House amendment, on which Mr. Hopkins will remain a conferee: Grandy.
10/02/1990-10:08amHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Marlenee for title XIII of the Senate bill and title XXIX of the House amendment: Morrison (WA).
10/02/1990-10:08amHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Marlenee for title XII of the Senate bill and title XVI of the House amendment: Robert Smith (OR).
10/02/1990-10:08amHouseAMENDING APPOINTMENTS OF CONFEREES - In the Sept. 19 appointment of conferees previously announced from the Committee on Agriculture: (1) The appointment of Mr. Condit is amended by deleting sec. 1215 from the exception for title XII of the House amendment; (2) The appointment for Ms. Long is amended by deleting sec. 1215.
10/02/1990-10:08amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, for consideration of sec. 1350 of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Erdreich, Kanjorski, Carper, Bereuter, and Roth.
10/02/1990-10:08amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for consideration of secs. 1921-30, 1940, and 1944-46 of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Roe, Scheuer, McMillen (MD), Walker, and Schneider.
10/02/1990-10:08amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Education and Labor, for consideration of secs. 1496(b), 1498-1498N, 1965, 1966, 2471, 2474, 2476, 2479 of the Senate bill, and secs. 1382, 1774, 1842(b) of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Hawkins, Ford (MI), Gaydos, Goodling, and Tauke.
10/02/1990-10:07amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Agriculture, for consideration of those portions of sec. 1121 adding new secs. 101(5), 103(5), 113(c)(2), 114, 204(c)(2)(B), 404-05, 503(b)(3), 504, and 601(c) and (f) to the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978, of the Senate bill, and those portions of sec. 1221 adding new secs. 101(4), 105(a), 106, 203 and 402(c) and (f) to the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978, of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Espy, Harris, Sarpalius, Emerson, and Robert Smith (OR).
10/02/1990-10:07amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of sec. 1399 of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Waxman, Towns, Lent, and Bliley.
10/02/1990-10:06amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of secs. 2033(3)(F), 2079, and 2081 of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Markey, Swift, Lent, and Tauke.
10/02/1990-10:06amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committe on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of sec. 1948 of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Thomas Luken, Swift, Lent, and Whittaker.
10/02/1990-10:06amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of sec. 1772 of the Senate bill, and sec. 1367A of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Thomas Luken, Swift, Lent, and Tauke.
10/02/1990-10:06amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of sec. 1773 of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Waxman, Rowland (GA), Lent, and Whittaker.
10/02/1990-10:06amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of subtitle C of title XVII of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Waxman, Wyden, Lent, and Bliley.
10/02/1990-10:06amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of title XVI (except secs. 1615-16, 1620(b), (c), (d), (f)) and sec. 1716 of the Senate bill, and secs. 1495-95G, 1495J-95L, 1495M(a), (e) and (g) and 1495N-95V of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Waxman, Bruce, Lent, and Tauke.
10/02/1990-10:06amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of secs. 1437 of the Senate bill, and sec. 1367(b) of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Waxman, Eckart, Lent, and Tauke.
10/02/1990-10:06amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of secs. 1495, 1497, and 1498J-L of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Waxman, Rowland (GA), Lent, and Tauke.
10/02/1990-10:06amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of secs. 1761 and 1762 of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Waxman, Scheuer, Wyden, Sikorski, Bruce, Rowland (GA), Synar, Hall (TX), Eckart, Lent, Dannemeyer, Whittaker, Tauke, Bliley, and Fields.
10/02/1990-10:05amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Ways and Means, for consideration of secs. 1134, 1721 and 1730A of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Rostenkowski, Gibbons, Pickle, Jenkins, Downey, Pease, Russo, Guarini, Matsui, Anthony, Archer, Vander Jagt, Crane, Frenzel, Schulze, and Thomas (CA).
10/02/1990-10:05amHouseThe chair appointed conferees Except that, for consideration of secs. 2203, 2452 and 2454 of the Senate bill, Mr. Jacobs is appointed in lieu of Mr. Jenkins.
10/02/1990-10:05amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Ways and Means, for consideration of secs. 902, those portions of sec. 1121 adding new secs. 101(5), 103(5), 113(c)(2), 114, 204(c)(2)(B), 404-05, 503(b)(3), 504, and 601(c) and (f) to the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978, secs. 1122, 1124-25, 1137, 1716(c), that portion of sec. 2123 adding a new sec. 7A(e) to the Cotton Research and Promotion Act, secs. 2140, 2155(g), 2178, 2188, 2203, 2306, 2452, 2454 of the Senate bill, and secs. 614, those portions of sec. 1221 adding new secs. 101(4), 105(a), 106, 402(c) and (f) to the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978, secs. 1223(i), 1241, 1243, 1245-47, 1428, 1445(g), 1468, 1475(3), 1485(d) and 1494 of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Rostenkowski, Gibbons, Jenkins, Archer, and Crane.
10/02/1990-10:05amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, for consideration of secs. 1238, 1286, and 1422 of the Senate bill, and secs. 1314 and 1602 of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Jones (NC), Studds, Hertel, Davis, and Young (AK).
10/02/1990-10:05amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, for consideration of subtitle E of title XI of the Senate bill, and Title XXX of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Jones (NC), Studds, Hubbard, Tauzin, Hertel, Lipinski, Davis, Young (AK), Lent, and Fields.
10/02/1990-10:05amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for consideration of subtitle E of title XI, secs. 1931-35 and 1937-39 of the Senate bill, and title XXX of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Fascell, Hamilton, Yatron, Gejdenson, Broomfield, and Roth.
10/02/1990-10:05amHouseThe chair appointed conferees from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for consideration of titles XI (except secs. 1124, 1125, 1134, 1137, and subtitle E), XXIII (except sec. 2306), secs. 114, 1423, 1551, 1751-60, 1763, and 1765 of the Senate bill, and title XII (except secs. 1241 and 1243-46) and secs. 415, 1312(a), and 1833 of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Fascell, Hamilton, Yatron, Solarz, Wolpe, Crockett, Gejdenson, Dymally, Kostmayer, Levine (CA), Broomfield, Gilman, Lagomarsino, Leach (IA), Roth, and Bereuter.
10/02/1990-10:05amHouseFURTHER APPOINTMENTS OF CONFEREES - Pursuant to the authority granted on September 19, the Chair appointed additional conferees and made modifications in the appointments previously made.
09/27/1990-7:20pmConference held.
Action By: Both Chambers
09/25/1990-5:17pmConference held.
Action By: Both Chambers
09/19/1990-11:59pmConference held.
Action By: Both Chambers
09/19/1990-2:08pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/19/1990-2:07pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Marlenee on Title VIII of the House amendment and Title VII of the Senate bill: Grant.
09/19/1990-2:07pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Hopkins on Title XVIII except Subtitle A of the House amendment and Subtitle H (except sec. 1962), Subtitle J (except sec. 1973), and subtitle K of title XIX of the Senate bill: Walsh.
09/19/1990-2:06pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Hopkins on Title III of the House amendment VI except sec. 601 (insofar as it adds a new sec. 101A(e)(4)(D) to the Agricultural Act of 1949) of the Senate bill: Holloway.
09/19/1990-2:06pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Marlenee on sec. 1109 and Title XII except for Subtitle G of the House amendment and Title XI (except Subtitle E), Title XIII and sec. 1551 of the Senate Bill.: Herger.
09/19/1990-2:06pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr Hopkins on Title X and in lieu of Mr. Marlenee on Titles XVI and XXIX and sec. 1857 of the House amendment and Title IV, Title XII and Title XIII of the Senate bill: Grandy.
09/19/1990-2:06pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Hopkins on Subtitle A of Title XVIII of the House amendment and Title XVIII of the Senate bill: Schuette.
09/19/1990-2:06pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Marlenee on Title I of the House amendment and Title V (except new sec. 103A(e)(4)(D) of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as added by sec. 501) of the Senate bill: Combest.
09/19/1990-2:06pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Marlenee on Title II of the House amendment and Title IX of the Senate bill: Lewis (FL).
09/19/1990-2:05pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Hopkins on Title IX and Title XI (except sec. 1109) of the House amendment and Title III, Title X (except Subtitle C) and sec. 301 (insofar as it adds a new sec. 107A(e)(4)(E) to the Agricultural Act of 1949), sec. 501 (insofar as it adds a new sec. 103A(e)(4)(D) to the Agricultural Act of 1949), and sec. 601 (insofar as it adds a new sec. 101A(e)(4)(D) to the Agricultural Act of 1949) of the Senate bill: Robert Smith (OR).
09/19/1990-2:04pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Marlenee on Titles IV, V (except sec. 502), Title VI (except Subtitle B) of the House amendment and Titles I and II and Subtitle C of Title X of the Senate bill: Gunderson.
09/19/1990-2:03pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Hopkins on Titles XV and XXVII of the House amendment and Title XV (except sec. 1551) and Subtitle B of Title XIX of the Senate bill: Morrison (WA).
09/19/1990-2:02pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Marlenee on sec. 502, Title XIV Title XVII and sec. 1841 in lieu of Mr. Hopkins for Subtitle B of Title VII and Subtitle B of Title VI of the House amendment and Subtitles A and B of Title XVII, sec. 1730, Subtitle I of Title XIX, sec. 1973, Subtitle G of Title XXI and Title XXIV of the Senate bill: Emerson.
09/19/1990-2:00pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta, for title XXV of the House amendment: Wise.
09/19/1990-1:59pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta, for title XVIII (except subtitle A, sec. 1833, sec. 1841, sec. 1843, sec. 1844, and sec. 1857), title XX, and title XXI of the House amendment and sections 1496, subtitles H and J (except sec. 1973) of title XIX, and subtitles A and F of title XX of the Senate bill: Staggers.
09/19/1990-1:58pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu fo Mr. Panetta, for titles XIX, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, and XXVI, and sec. 1857 of the House amendment, and title XX (except subtitles A, B, and F), and title XXII of the Senate bill: Tallon.
09/19/1990-1:58pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta, for title XVI, sec. 1844, and subtitle H of title XIII of the House amendment, and title XII (except sec. 1283), sec. 1303, and sutitle A of title XIX of the Senate bill: Penny.
09/19/1990-1:58pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta, for titles I, IX, and XXX of the House amendment and title III (except new sec. 107A(e) (4) (E) of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as added by sec. 301), title V (except new sec. 103A(e) (4) (D) of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as added by sec. 501), and subtitle E of title XI of the Senate bill: Sarpalius.
09/19/1990-1:58pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta, for title III of the House amendment, and title VI (except new sec. 101A(e) (4) (D) of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as added by sec 601), and subtitle K of title XIX of the Senate bill: Espy.
09/19/1990-1:58pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta for title XV (except for sec. 1508) and title XXVII of the House amendment and title XV (except sec. 1551) of the Senate bill: Harris.
09/19/1990-1:58pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta for sec. 1109, title XII (except subtitle G), and sec. 1833 of the House amendment and title XI (except subtitle E), sec. 1551, and title XXIII of the Senate bill: Condit.
09/19/1990-1:58pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta for subtitle A of title XVIII, and section 1508 of the House amendment, and subtitle B of title XIX and title XVIII of the Senate Bill: Jontz.
09/19/1990-1:58pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta for title VIII of the House amendment and title VII of the Senate bill: Lancaster.
09/19/1990-1:58pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta for sec. 502, subtitle B of title VI, subtitle B of title VII, sec. 1414, subtitle C of title XIV, and sec. 1841 of the House amendment, and title XXI (except subtitle G) and section 1730 of the Senate bill: Dyson.
09/19/1990-1:57pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta, for title X, title XI (except sec. 1109), and subtitle A of title VII of the House amendment, and for title IV, title VIII, title X (except subtitle C), sec. 301 (insofar as it adds a new sec. 107A(e) (4) (E) to the Agricultural Act of 1949), sec. 501 (insofar as it adds a new sec. 103A(e) (4) (D) to the Agricultural Act of 1949), and sec. 601 (insofar as it adds a new sec. 101A(e) (4) (D) to the Agricultural Act of 1949: Long.
09/19/1990-1:57pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta for title V (except sec. 502) and subtitle A of title VI of the House amendment and title II and subtitle C of title X of the Senate bill: Johnson (SD).
09/19/1990-1:57pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta, for title IV, title XIII (except for subtitle H), subtitle D of title XIV, and sec. 1843 of the House amendment and title I, sec. 1283, title XIV (except section 1496), and title XVI of the Senate Bill: Olin.
09/19/1990-1:57pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee in lieu of Mr. Panetta, for titles II, XXVIII, and XXIX of the House amendment and title IX, title XIII (except sec. 1303), and subtitle B of title XX of the Senate Bill: Stallings.
09/19/1990-1:57pmHouseThe chair appointed a conferee for subtitle G of title XII, title XIV (except sec. 1414 and subtitles C and D), and title XVII of the House amendment, and title XVII (except section 1730), subtitle I of title XIX, sec. 1973, subtitle G of title XXI, and title XXIV of the Senate bill: Panetta.
09/19/1990-1:57pmHouseThe chair appointed conferees - from the Committee on Agriculture: de la Garza, Brown (CA), Rose, English, Huckaby, Glickman, Stenholm, Volkmer, Hatcher, Madigan, Coleman (MO), Marlenee, Stangeland, Hopkins, and Roberts.
09/19/1990-1:56pmHouseOn motion that the House insist upon its amendments, and agree to a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
09/19/1990-1:55pmHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection.
09/19/1990-1:55pmHouseOn motion that the House instruct conferees Agreed to by voice vote.
09/19/1990-1:55pmHouseMr. Dreier moved that the conferees on the part of the House be instructed to agree to Senate amendment #2389, which prohibits domestic financial institutions which are insured by any entity of the U.S. Government from making or participating in an extension of credit to the government of the Soviet Union, or any entity owned or controlled by the government of the Soviet Union, unless the extension of credit is for the sole purpose of purchasing U.S.-produced agricultural products or commodities, or bears interest at a rate equal to or in excess of the interest rate generally extended by financial institutions to American farmers.
09/19/1990-1:55pmHouseMr. Dreier moved that the House instruct conferees.
09/19/1990-1:55pmHouseMr. de la Garza asked unanimous consent that the House insist upon its amendments, and agree to a conference.
09/17/1990SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
09/14/1990SenateSenate requests a conference. Appoints conferees. Leahy; Pryor; Boren; Kerrey; Lugar; Dole; Cochran.
09/14/1990SenateSenate disagreed to the House amendments by Voice Vote.
09/11/1990SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and held at desk: House amendments to Senate bill.
08/04/1990-2:39amHouseThe title of the measure was amended to that of similar measure H.R. 3950. Agreed to without objection.
08/04/1990-2:39amHouseA similar measure H.R. 3950 was laid on the table without objection.
08/04/1990-2:39amHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
08/04/1990-2:39amHouseOn passage Passed without objection.
08/04/1990-2:39amHouseThe House struck all after the enacting clause and inserted in lieu thereof the provisions of a similar measure H.R. 4077. Agreed to without objection.
08/04/1990-2:39amHouseThe House struck all after the enacting clause and inserted in lieu thereof the provisions of a similar measure H.R. 3581. Agreed to without objection.
08/04/1990-2:39amHouseThe House struck all after the enacting clause and inserted in lieu thereof the provisions of a similar measure H.R. 3950. Agreed to without objection.
08/04/1990-2:39amHouseConsidered pursuant to H.Res. 444.
08/04/1990-2:39amHouseConsideration initiated pursuant to H.Res. 444.
08/01/1990-10:08pmHouseHeld at the desk.
08/01/1990SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
08/01/1990-9:44pmHouseReceived in the House.
07/27/1990SenatePassed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 70-21. Record Vote No: 187.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2430 Amendment SP 2430 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2430 Proposed by Senator Harkin. To establish a program within the Department of Agriculture to minimize the amount of paperwork, and the amount of time needed to complete paperwork required of producers who participate in programs administered by the Department of Agriculture.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2429 Amendment SP 2429 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2429 Proposed by Senator Leahy. To make technical corrections.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2428 Amendment SP 2428 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2428 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Grassley. To provide for the establishment of a program to make assistance available for livestock product safety research.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2427 SP 2427 fell when SP 2425 tabled.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2426 SP 2426 fell when SP 2425 tabled.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2425 Motion to table SP 2425 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62-30. Record Vote No: 186.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2424 Proposed by Senator Leahy. To improve the food stamp and related programs.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2427 Proposed by Senator Harkin to Amendment SP 2425. To increase the amount of food assistance that is provided to foreign countries.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2426 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Harkin to Amendment SP 2425. To increase the amount of food assistance that is provided to foreign countries.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2425 Proposed by Senator Grassley. To provide that in the administration of certain cargo perference laws, a United States-flag vessel may not charge a rate greater than 110 percent of the lowest bid by a foreign-flag vessel.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2424 Amendment SP 2424 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2423 Amendment SP 2423 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2423 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Simpson. To provide disaster assistance to producers for losses from the Big Horn River drainage system on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2422 Amendment SP 2422 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2422 Proposed by Senator Leahy. To make various technical corrections concerning organic production.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2421 Amendment SP 2421 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2421 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Levin. To improve the development of regulations governing the eligibility of trade organizations for Marketing Assistance Program funds.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2420 Amendment SP 2420 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2420 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Conrad. To study the effects of the elimination of agricultural trade limitations.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2419 Amendment SP 2419 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2419 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Grassley. To exempt owners and operators from conservation reserve repayment requirements in cases of foreclosure.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2418 Amendment SP 2418 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2418 Proposed by Senator Lugar. To provide additional assistance in furtherance of narcotics control objectives of the United States.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2417 Amendment SP 2417 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2417 Proposed by Senator Lugar for Senator Dole.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2416 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Robb. To establish a task force to consult with the Secretary of Agriculture concerning compost.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2416 Amendment SP 2416 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2415 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2415 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Dole. To prioritize reporting requirements.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2414 Amendment SP 2414 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2414 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Pryor. Relating to foreign poultry products processed under standards less strigent.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2413 Amendment SP 2413 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2413 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Grassley. To extend the FmHA demonstration project for the purchase of Farm Credit System land.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2412 Amendment SP 2412 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2412 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Dole. To express the sense of the Senate requiring outlay reductions to be shared equitably between commodities supported by the Treasury, and requiring equitable reduction in support mechanisms for commodities supported by consumers, relative to Treasury-payment-supported commodities.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2411 Amendment SP 2411 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2411 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Dole. Relating to the reporting and recordkeeping improvement analysis.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2410 Amendment SP 2410 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2410 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Johnston. To establish a food science nutrition research center for the Southeast Region of the United States.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2409 Amendment SP 2409 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2409 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Graham. To revise the marketing order provisions for papaya grown in Caribbean Basin Initiative nations.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2408 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Burns. To revise the consideration stewardship program.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2408 Amendment SP 2408 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2407 Amendment SP 2407 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2407 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Kohl. To require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study of the impact of the establishment of a Federal dairy producer trust on the dairy industry.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2406 Amendment SP 2406 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2406 Proposed by Senator Kasten. To improve the operation of the wetlands reserve program.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2405 Amendment SP 2405 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2405 Proposed by Senator Kasten. To improve certain provisions relating to soil conservation.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2404 Amendment SP 2404 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 25-68. Record Vote No: 185.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2404 Proposed by Senator Heinz. To provide the President with authority to enter cooperative agreements with heads of states to establish grading programs for horticultural crops, in accordance with domestic marketing agreements.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2384 Amendment SP 2384 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2402 Amendment SP 2402 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2402 Proposed by Senator Breaux to Amendment SP 2384. Relating to the exemption of the American Great Lakes from restriction on carriage of perference cargoes.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2385 Proposed amendment SP 2385 withdrawn in Senate.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2401 Amendment not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 29-66. Record Vote No: 184.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2397 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 80-16. Record Vote No: 179.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2400 Amendment SP 2400 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 40-55. Record Vote No: 183.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2401 Proposed by Senator Specter. To provide for the establishment of a grading program for imports of Chilean fruits and vegetables.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2400 Proposed by Senator Pressler. Relating to honey price support.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2399 Motion to table SP 2399 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52-43. Record Vote No: 182.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2399 Proposed by Senator Symms. Relating to the protection of private property.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2396 Amendment SP 2396 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 83-12. Record Vote No: 181.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2398 Motion to table SP 2398 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 57-38. Record Vote No: 180.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2398 Proposed by Senator Gramm to Amendment SP 2396. To ensure that restrictions on credit to Iraq are not imposed so as to hurt American farmers and workers more than they hurt Iraq.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2389 Amendment SP 2389 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 64-32. Record Vote No: 178.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2384 Considered by Senate.
07/27/1990SenateConsidered by Senate.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2396 Considered by Senate.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2389 Considered by Senate.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2385 Considered by Senate.
07/27/1990SenateS.Amdt.2397 Considered by Senate.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2397 Proposed by Senator DeConcini to Amendment SP 2396. To require a report by the President on U.S. oil purchased from Iraq, possible alternative sources of oil, and the economic consequences of an embargo.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2396 Proposed by Senator D'Amato. To deny Iraq financial credits and benefits, including guarantees made by the Commodity Credit Corporation of loans, until the President certifies that Iraq is in substantial compliance with its obligations under international law.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2395 Amendment SP 2395 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2395 Proposed by Senator Bentsen. To allow the merger of certain rural electric cooperatives.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2393 Proposed amendment SP 2393 withdrawn in Senate.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2394 Amendment SP 2394 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2394 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Bradley. Relating to urban forestry demonstration projects.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2330 Amendment SP 2330 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2393 Proposed by Senator Heinz. To establish eligibility requirements for agricultural commodity price support programs with respect to the delivery of irrigation water.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2392 Amendment SP 2392 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2392 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Heflin. Concerning livestock research.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2391 Amendment SP 2391 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2391 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Heinz. To require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study concerning fluid milk production.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2390 Amendment SP 2390 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2390 Proposed by Senator Fowler. To promote equal opportunity for minority farmers, and for other purposes.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2389 Proposed by Senator Helms. To prohibit U.S. financial institutions, whose deposits are insured by the United States taxpayer, from extending credit to the Soviet Union at interest rates below those offered to American farmers.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2388 Amendment SP 2388 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2388 Proposed by Senator Lugar for Senator Simpson. To freeze the established price for wool and mohair and to increase the payment for wool and mohair.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2387 Amendment SP 2387 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2387 Proposed by Senator Bentsen. To amend s.2830, to provide for a program option for producers of the 1996 crops of wheat, feed grains, cotton, rice, or oilseeds.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2384 Motion to table SP 2384 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46-50. Record Vote No: 177.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2385 Proposed by Senator Inouye to Amendment SP 2384. To exempt certain American Great Lakes vessels from the cargo preference requirements and provide for the phase out of the Great Lakes set-aside.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2384 Proposed by Senator Glenn. To exempt certain American Great Lakes vessels from the cargo preference requirements and provide for the phase out of the Great Lakes set-aside.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2382 Amendment SP 2382 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2383 Amendment SP 2383 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2383 Motion to table SP 2383 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 42-55. Record Vote No: 176.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2382 Proposed by Senator Bond. To improve the operations of the Federal crop insurance program.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2381 Amendment SP 2381 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2381 Proposed by Senator Fowler. To establish certain agricultural promotion programs.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2383 Proposed by Senator Daschle. To improve the operations of the Federal crop insurance program.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2380 Amendment SP 2380 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2380 Proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Levin. To provide for the improvement of reports prepared by the Agricultural Attaches concerning trade barriers.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2379 Amendment SP 2379 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2379 Proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Pryor. To provide for a fair procedure for the appeal of adverse administrative determinations.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2344 Amendment SP 2344 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2344 Considered by Senate.
07/26/1990SenateS.Amdt.2330 Considered by Senate.
07/26/1990SenateConsidered by Senate.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2378 Amendment SP 2378 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2378 Proposed by Senator Durenberger. Relating to a national groundwater and wetlands protection strategy.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2377 Proposed amendment SP 2377 withdrawn in Senate.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2377 Proposed by Senator Harkin. To establish a program within the Department of Agriculture for the eradication of pseudorabies in United States swine population, and for other purposes.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2376 Amendment SP 2376 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2376 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Symms. To make any provision relating to the recalculation of deficiency payment for the 1989 and 1990 barley crop years non-discretionary.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2375 Amendment SP 2375 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2375 Proposed by Senator Stevens. To facilitate production and distribution of tree seeds and seedlings in states where the Secretary determines that there is an inadequate capacity to carry out present and future reforestation needs.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2374 Amendment SP 2374 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2374 Proposed by Senator Exon. To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to permit alternative repayment rates for oilseed loans under certain conditions.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2359 Proposed amendment SP 2359 withdrawn in Senate.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2373 Proposed amendment SP 2373 withdrawn in Senate.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2373 Proposed by Senator Warner. Providing grants for the purpose of further developing and expanding aquaculture research facilities at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University at Blacksburg, Virginia.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2372 Amendment SP 2372 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2371 Amendment SP 2371 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2370 Amendment SP 2370 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2372 Proposed by Senator Lugar for Senator Burns. Relating to a sense of the Congress with respect to USDA's Office of Transportation.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2371 Proposed by Senator Lugar for Senator Burns. Concerning alfalfa seed imports.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2370 Proposed by Senator Lugar for Senator Burns. Relating to a study of the impact on domestic durum wheat by imports of durum wheat from Canada.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2369 Amendment SP 2369 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2369 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Kassebaum. To clarify the treatment of multiyear program contract payments.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2368 Proposed by Senator Lugar for Senator Fowler. Establishing the "Agricultural Marketing Research and Reform Act of 1990".
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2368 Amendment SP 2368 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2367 Amendment SP 2367 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2367 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Harkin. To establish a program within the Department of Agriculture for the eradication of pseudorabies in United States swine populations, and for other purposes.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2365 Amendment SP 2365 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2366 Amendment SP 2366 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2366 Proposed by Senator Kerrey to Amendment SP 2365. To promote the principles of basic forest stewardship through the nationwide planting, improvement and maintenance of trees in order to increase reforestation, enhance the environmental and aesthetic qualities of our Nation's rural and urban areas, and reduce carbon dioxide levels.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2365 Proposed by Senator Leahy. To authorize the President to designate a private nonprofit foundation as eligible to receive funds for the purpose of promoting community tree planting and cultivation projects, and to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a rural tree planting program and a community tree planting program.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2364 Amendment SP 2364 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2364 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Simon. To express the sense of the Senate concerning the rebalancing proposal of the European Community.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2363 Amendment SP 2363 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2363 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Garn. To provide national treatment for foreign financial institutions in the United States.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2362 Amendment SP 2362 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2362 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Sanford. To require a report to Congress on recommendations for policies the U.S. can adopt to improve and enhance developing countries access to world sugar markets and reduce other distortions to world sugar trade.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2361 Amendment SP 2361 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2361 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Moynihan. To establish an interagency research, design criteria and eradication program on zebra mussels, Dreissena polymorpha, as they effect the nation's agricultural irrigation systems.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2360 Amendment SP 2360 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2360 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Baucus. To promote exports of value-added agricultural products.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2359 Proposed by Senator Heinz. To provide for the application of en route or delivery tolerances to all commodities inspected for import prohibition purposes.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2358 Amendment SP 2358 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2358 Proposed by Senator Jeffords. To modify the findings of the diary title.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2357 Amendment SP 2357 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2357 Proposed by Senator Jeffords. To modify the prohibition on a milk production termination program.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2356 Proposed amendment SP 2356 withdrawn in Senate.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2354 Motion to table agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 57-41. Record Vote No: 173.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2356 Proposed by Senator Mitchell. To expand the meat inspection programs of the United States by establishing a comprehensive inspection program to ensure the quality and wholesomeness of all fish products intended for human consumption in the United States.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2355 Proposed amendment SP 2355 withdrawn in Senate.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2355 Proposed by Senator Symms. To strike provisions requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to evaluate methane emissions from livestock.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2353 Amendment SP 2353 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 26-72. Record Vote No: 172.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2354 Proposed by Senator Roth. To repeal the existing quota and price support program for peanuts and to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to support the price of peanuts at a level to be determined by the Secretary.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2353 Proposed by Senator Baucus. To modify the method of calculating the support price for milk and deficiency payments for wheat, feed grains, upland cotton, and rice.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2344 Considered by Senate.
07/25/1990SenateS.Amdt.2330 Considered by Senate.
07/25/1990SenateConsidered by Senate.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2352 Amendment SP 2352 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2352 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Bentsen. To provide that in determining the eligibility of land to be placed in the conservation reserve, the land shall be considered planted to an agricultural commodity during a crop year if an action of the Secretary prevented land from being planted to the commodity during the crop year.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2351 Amendment SP 2351 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2351 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Heflin. To improve the economic, community, and educational well-being of rural America, and for other purposes.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2350 Amendment SP 2350 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2350 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Sarbanes. To provide a preference to land in States that have adopted quantitative agricultural pollution reduction goals for inclusion in the conservation reserve.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2349 Amendment SP 2349 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2349 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Symms. To instruct the Secretary of Agriculture to seek to avoid favoring one class of wheat over another in the course of implementing export enhancement programs.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2348 Amendment SP 2348 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2348 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Symms. To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to address the control of grasshoppers and other pests on existing conservation reserve program land.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2347 Amendment SP 2347 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2347 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Graham. To facilitate the use of pesticides that are registered for agricultural minor uses and to establish the Inter-Regional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4 Program).
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2346 Amendment SP 2346 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2346 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Levin. To require the conduct of a study concerning the handling of biological pesticides.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2345 Amendment SP 2345 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2345 Proposed by Senator Durenberger. To establish a task force on farm safety, to provide grants for research on issues concerning farm safety, and for other purposes.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2344 Proposed by Senator Gorton. To provide for an apple import marketing order.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2343 Motion to table SP 2343 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 66-30. Record Vote No: 171.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2343 Proposed by Senator Grassley. To provide for additional flexibility in the planting program of crops, oilseeds, or other crops on reduced acreage.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2342 Amendment SP 2342 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 24-72. Record Vote No: 170.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2342 Proposed by Senator Daschle. To target deficiency payments and acreage limitation requirements for wheat and feed grains.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2340 Amendment SP 2340 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2341 SP 2341 ruled out of order by the chair.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2341 Proposed by Senator Lugar to Amendment SP 2340. To establish price quotas for the production of cotton and rice.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2340 Proposed by Senator Daschle. To require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a loan rate study.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2339 Amendment SP 2339 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2339 Proposed by Senator Daschle. To strengthen the payment limitation provisions.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2337 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2338 Motion to table SP 2338 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62-34. Record Vote No: 169.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2338 Proposed by Senator Symms. To allow cargo preference requirements to be lifted if determined to prevent the completion of an agricultural sale from the United States.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2337 Motion to table SP 2337 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46-52. Record Vote No: 168.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2337 Proposed by Senator Chafee. To modify the honey price support subtitle.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2336 Amendment SP 2336 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 32-65. Record Vote No: 167.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2336 Proposed by Senator Boschwitz. To modify the loan and purchase authority for wheat and feed grains.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2335 Amendment SP 2335 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2335 Proposed by Senator Cohen. To prohibit certain fruits and vegetables from being eligible for the flexibility provisions in the commodity titles.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2314 Motion to table SP 2314 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54-44. Record Vote No: 166.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2330 Considered by Senate.
07/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.2314 Considered by Senate.
07/24/1990SenateConsidered by Senate.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2331 Motion to table SP 2331 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62-29. Record Vote No: 165.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2333 Amendment SP 2333 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 32-60. Record Vote No: 164.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2333 Proposed by Senator Grassley. To provide for the establishment of a Sustainable Agricultural Research and Education Program.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2332 Amendment SP 2332 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2332 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Boschwitz. To modify the processor-funded milk promotion program.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2331 Proposed by Senator Reid. To provide for the modernization of testing of consumer products containing hazardous or toxic substances, and to ban Federal agencies from accepting the results of the LD-50 laboratory test.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2330 Proposed by Senator Conrad. To modify the repayment requirements for advance deficiency payments for certain producers.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2329 Amendment SP 2329 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2329 Proposed by Senator Boren for Senator Leahy. To require studies of biomass conversion as a source of energy to be conducted in consultation with the Secretary of Energy.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2328 Amendment SP 2328 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2328 Proposed by Senator Boren for Senator Moynihan. To require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study of the New York-New Jersey Highlands.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2327 Amendment SP 2327 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2327 Proposed by Senator Lugar for Senator Leahy. To expand the eligibility criteria for debt forgiveness.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2326 Amendment SP 2326 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2326 Proposed by Senator Baucus. To clarify provisions of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 affecting wood and processed wood products.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2325 Amendment SP 2325 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2325 Proposed by Senator Daschle. To earmark a portion of the amount appropriated for the Agricultural Research Service for research that has the goal of increasing demand or utilization of farm and forest products.
07/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.2314 Considered by Senate.
07/23/1990SenateConsidered by Senate.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2323 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2324 Amendment SP 2324 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2324 Proposed by Senator Lugar. To require the Secretary of Agriculture to notify the U.S. Trade Representative of any import prohibition or regulation made effective with respect to any commodity.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2323 Proposed by Senator Pryor for Senator Kerrey. To provide for increased emphasis on nutritional programs in the food aid grant programs.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2322 Amendment SP 2322 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2322 Proposed by Senator Daschle. To ensure that rates of the storage payments made to producers are equivalent to average rates paid for commercial storage.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2321 Amendment SP 2321 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2321 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Glenn. To increase the amount authorized to be appropriated for national competitive research initiative grants.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2320 Amendment SP 2320 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2320 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator McConnell. To include an analysis of the compensation paid to the chief executive officer and the salary scales of employees in the examinations of Farm Credit banks.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2319 Amendment SP 2319 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2319 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Burns. To encourage the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study on the impact of rangeland carrying capacity during drought.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2318 Amendment SP 2318 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2318 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Burns. To provide for alternative uses for agricultural products.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2317 Amendment SP 2317 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2317 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Conrad. To implement a comprehensive national management program for undesirable plant species on Federal lands and to establish a national coordination program for noxious weed management.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2316 Amendment SP 2316 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2316 Proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Sarbanes. To provide for the establishment of a National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2315 Amendment SP 2315 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 37-50. Record Vote No: 163.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2315 Proposed by Senator Boschwitz. To modify the acreage reduction requirements for wheat and feed grains that are triggered by carryover stocks.
07/20/1990SenateS.Amdt.2314 Proposed by Senator Bradley. To provide a substitute amendment for the sugar title.
07/20/1990SenateConsidered by Senate.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2311 Amendment SP 2311 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2311 Proposed by Senator Grassley. To prohibit the organically produced certification from being granted to a handling operation that uses storage containers or bins that contain fungicides, preservatives, or fumigants.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2310 Amendment SP 2310 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2310 Proposed by Senator Domenici. To conform the check-off approval provisions relating to wool to other livestock check-off program approval provisions.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2309 Amendment SP 2309 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2309 Proposed by Senator Murkowski. To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to arrange for additional inspection services in connection with certain ports of entry.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2307 Amendment SP 2307 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2307 Proposed by Senator Pressler. To require a report concerning an international agricultural conservation reserve.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2306 SP 2306 fell when SP 2305 tabled.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2305 Motion to table SP 2305 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 66-30. Record Vote No: 162.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2306 Proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SP 2305. Relating to the eligibility for and distribution of agricultural payments.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2305 Proposed by Senator Reid. Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding Federal nutrition programs.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2304 Amendment SP 2304 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2304 Proposed by Senator Leahy. To improve fairness through reforms in limitations on payments to individuals and to restrict individuals from circumventing payment limits.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2303 Amendment SP 2303 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/19/1990SenateS.Amdt.2303 Proposed by Senator Leahy. To reduce the cost of the bill.
07/19/1990SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
07/18/1990SenateCloture vote vitiated by Unanimous Consent.
07/16/1990SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
07/16/1990SenateCloture motion presented in Senate.
07/16/1990SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
07/06/1990SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 676.
07/06/1990SenateCommittee on Agriculture. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Leahy under the authority of the order of Jun 26, 90. With written report No. 101-357. Additional and minority views filed.
06/21/1990SenateCommittee on Agriculture ordered to be reported an original measure.

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Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 - Title I: Dairy - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set forth the dairy program for 1991 through 1995, including milk price supports.

Title II: Wool and Mohair - Amends the National Wool Act of 1954 to extend the wool and mohair price support program through 1995.

Title III: Wheat - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set forth the price support and acreage reduction programs for the 1991 through 1995 crops of wheat.

Title IV: Feed Grains - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set forth the price support and acreage reduction programs for the 1991 through 1995 crops of feed grains.

Title V: Cotton - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set forth the price support and acreage reduction programs for the 1991 through 1995 crops of upland cotton.

Title VI: Rice - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set forth the price support and acreage reduction programs for the 1991 through 1995 crops of rice.

Title VII: Oilseeds - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set forth the price support program for oilseeds for the 1991 through 1995 marketing years.

Title VIII: Peanuts - Amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to set forth the program for the 1991 through 1995 crops of peanuts, including price supports.

Title IX: Sugar - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set forth the price support program for the 1991 through 1995 crops of sugar beets and sugarcane.

Title X: Honey - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set forth the 1991 through 1995 honey price support program.

Title XI: General Commodity Provisions - Subtitle A: Acreage Base and Yield System - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set forth 1991 through 1995 acreage base and yield system provisions.

Subtitle B: Payment Limitations - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to set forth 1991 through 1995 payment limitation provisions.

Subtitle C: Provisions Related to Agricultural Act of 1949 - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to provide for: (1) 1991 through 1995 deficiency and land diversion payments; (2) the farmer owner revenue programs; (3) 1991 through 1995 supplemental set-aside and acreage limitations; (4) disaster payments for the 1991 through 1995 crops of peanuts, soybeans, sugar beets, and sugarcane; (5) price support adjustments; (6) Commodity Credit Corporation sales prices; and (7) producer appeals.

Subtitle D: Miscellaneous Community Provisions - Amends the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 to extend through 1995 normally planted acreage provisions.

Amends the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 to extend through 1995 the National Agricultural Cost of Production Standards Review Board.

Subtitle E: Options Pilot Program - Options Pilot Program Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) to conduct a pilot program for corn, wheat, and soybeans to determine whether regulated agricultural commodity options trading can be used to protect against market price fluctuations.

Subtitle F: Conforming Amendments - Sets forth conforming amendments.

Subtitle G: Effective Date - Sets forth effective dates for provisions of this Act.

Title XII: State and Private Forestry - Forest Stewardship Act of 1990 - Subtitle A: Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 - Amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to establish: (1) the Forest Stewardship Program; (2) the Stewardship Incentive Program; and (3) the Forest Legacy Program.

Revises provisions regarding: (1) rural forestry assistance; (2) forest health protection; (3) urban and community forestry assistance, including the establishment of a National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council; (4) firefighting and mobilization assistance; and (5) Federal, State, and local coordination.

Subtitle B: Research and Education - Establishes a competitive forestry, natural resources, and environmental research grant program.

Provides for: (1) recycling research; (2) the continuation of the Modern Timber Bridge Initiative; and (3) reforestation research.

Establishes: (1) the Southern Forest Regeneration Center; (2) the Semiarid Agroforestry Research Center; (3) the Presidential Commission on State and Private Forests; and (4) a Blue Mountain natural resource institute.

Authorizes appropriations for the study of forest land protection in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York (including a New York-New Jersey Highlands study).

Authorizes the establishment of an International Forest Products Trade Institute.

Amends the Renewable Resources Extension Act of 1978 to expand forestry research programs.

Amends the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Research Act of 1978 to establish a forestry student grant program.

Subtitle C: America the Beautiful - America the Beautiful Act of 1990 - Authorizes the President to designate a tree planting Foundation.

Authorizes: (1) a rural tree planting and forest management program; and (2) a community tree planting and investment program as a component of the urban and community forestry assistance program.

Subtitle D: Miscellaneous Provisions - Authorizes emergency reforestation assistance.

Expands the Talladega National Forest.

Title XIII: Fruits, Vegetables, and Marketing - Subtitle A: Fruits and Vegetables - Provides for a study of the domestic fruit and vegetable industry.

Establishes a program to define the conditions under which non-perishable agricultural products may be designated as "grown in the U.S.", including a country of origin labeling pilot program.

Amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, to require imported kiwifruit, nectarines, plums, or pistachios to meet all standards and requirements which apply to their domestically produced counterparts.

Subtitle B: National Laboratory Accreditation - Establishes a National Laboratory Accreditation Program.

Subtitle C: Cosmetic Appearance - Provides for agricultural commodity research on cosmetic appearance.

Subtitle D: Miscellaneous - Provides for a study of wine and the winegrape industry.

Title XIV: Conservation - Conservation Program Improvements Act - Subtitle A: Highly Erodible Land Conservation - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to revise the highly erodible land program.

Subtitle B: Wetland Conservation - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to revise the wetland program.

Subtitle C: Agricultural Resources Conservation Program - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to establish: (1) an Environmental Conservation Acreage Reserve Program through 1995 which shall include the conservation reserve and the wetland reserve programs.

Establishes: (1) an agricultural water quality incentives program; (2) an environmental easement program; (3) a tree planting initiative program; (4) a program of weed and pest control assistance; and (5) State (conservation related) technical committees.

Subtitle D: Other Conservation Measures - Establishes the Integrated Farm Management Program Option.

Amends the Federal Noxious Weed Act of 1974 to require each Federal agency to provide for noxious weed management on lands under its jurisdiction.

Amends the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act to extend the Great Plains Conservation Program.

Establishes a composting research and extension program.

Subtitle E: Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act; Farmland Protection - Amends the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act to authorize cost share assistance for conservation easement acquisition.

Farms for the Future Act of 1990 - Establishes the Agricultural Resource Conservation Demonstration Program to provide loan guarantees and interest rate assistance for State trust funds.

Subtitle F: Administration of Environmental Programs - Establishes in the Department of Agriculture (Department): (1) an Agricultural Council on Environmental Quality; and (2) an Office of Agricultural Environmental Quality.

Subtitle G: Water Quality Research, Education, and Coordination - Agriculture and Water Policy Coordination Act - Provides for State water quality coordination programs.

Establishes in the Department a water quality and nutrient management research program.

Establishes in the National Agricultural Library a repository of agriculture and groundwater quality planning information.

Subtitle H: Pesticides - Requires certified applicators of restricted use pesticides to maintain records comparable to commercial applicators.

Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to revise provisions regarding: (1) registration data; (2) minor agricultural use pesticide fees; and (3) voluntary cancellation of registration.

Amends Federal law to establish an Inter-Regional Research Project Number 4 to assist in the collection of certain minor agricultural use pesticide data.

Directs the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a biological pesticide handling study.

Title XV: Agricultural Trade - Agricultural Development and Trade Act of 1990 - Subtitle A: Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 - Mickey Leland Food for Peace Act - Amends the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 with regard to: (1) trade and development assistance programs for developing countries; (2) emergency and private assistance programs; (3) food for development programs for least developed countries; (4) general authorities and requirements; (5) a farmer-to-farmer program to assist developing countries, middle-income countries, and emerging democracies; and (6) the establishment of the Enterprise for the Americas Facility to foster economic growth and reform in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Authorizes appropriations.

Amends the Food for Progress Act of 1985 to authorize the President, through FY 1995, to use Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) funds to provide food assistance to strengthen the agricultural sector of certain foreign countries.

Subtitle B: Shipping Provisions - Exempts an American Great Lakes vessel (AGLV) from provisions of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 which prohibit a vessel which is built or rebuilt outside the United States or documented under any foreign registry from being, for purposes of cargo preference provisions, a privately owned U.S.-flag vessel.

Directs the Secretary of Transportation to designate a vessel to be an AGLV if it meets certain requirements.

Declares that, notwithstanding any law, if the United States does not purchase the vessel, the owner shall not be prohibited from transferring the vessel to a foreign registry or selling it to a non-U.S. citizen.

Prohibits an AGLV, except during the Great Lakes shipping off-season, from: (1) engaging in trade from a non-Great Lakes U.S. port or between U.S. ports; (2) carrying certain bulk cargo; or (3) providing any service other than ocean freight service.

Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to revoke the designation of a vessel as an AGLV upon determining that the vessel does not meet a requirement for the designation, it has been operated in violation of this title, or the owner has violated a construction and purchase agreement under this title. Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to terminate an AGLV designation upon petition and a showing of good cause. Sets forth a civil penalty for any act for which an AGLV designation may be revoked.

Amends the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 to require the CCC, without detriment to any port range, to allocate, based on the lowest landed cost without regard to the country of documentation of the vessel, 50 percent of the bagged, processed, or fortified commodities furnished under the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954.

Subtitle C: Export Promotion - Amends the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 to set forth U.S. agricultural trade policy and long-term trade strategies and goals.

Sets forth provisions with regard to: (1) agricultural export programs; (2) export direct credit programs; (3) response to unfair trade practices; (4) program controls for export programs; (5) agricultural embargo protection; (6) the Foreign Agricultural Service; and (7) specified reports on agricultural exports.

Subtitle D: General Provisions - Amends the Disaster Assistance Act of 1988 to extend through FY 1995 certain cottonseed and sunflower seed oil export assistance.

Directs the CCC to provide export credit guarantees for agricultural exports to emerging democracies.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a fellowship program ("Cochran Fellowship Program") for individuals from middle-income countries and emerging democracies who specialize in agriculture for study in the United States.

Authorizes the President to provide economic assistance to countries to help them reduce their dependence on the production of illicit narcotic and psychotropic crops.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a methodology for determining the world price of livestock and livestock products.

Subtitle E: Studies, Reports, and Other Provisions - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to study the effect of the creation of a North American and a U.S.-Mexico free trade area on the U.S. agricultural economy.

Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to study the impact of consignment sales of foreign roses and fresh cut flowers on the U.S. rose and fresh cut flower industry.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to assess the impact upon prices received by producers, costs to consumers, and the overall effect upon the ability of the United States to fulfill export goals and expand foreign markets for domestic commodities, of the current agricultural transportation situation, especially on rail transportation capabilities including rail abandonments, periodic shortages of rail car equipment for transporting agricultural commodities, and the practice of rail carriers selling in advance certificates of transportation.

Declares the policy of the Congress with respect to U.S. access to European Community agricultural markets.

Directs the Foreign Agricultural Service to revise evaluation reports for its Foreign Service officers to require assessment of an officer's foreign language proficiency. Requires that promotion precedence be given to officers who have achieved the General Professional Speaking Proficiency level in one or more languages.

Amends the Tobacco Adjustment Act of 1983 to set forth reporting requirements with respect to the export of tobacco products.

Sets forth similar reporting requirements with respect to the export of raw peanuts.

Expresses the sense of the Congress in opposition to the European Community's proposed rebalancing of import protections.

Sets forth U.S. goals for the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations.

Subtitle F: Conforming Provisions and Technical Changes - Sets forth conforming provisions and technical changes to specified acts.

Title XVI: Research - Subtitle A: Extensions and Changes to Existing Programs - Amends the Research Facilities Act to extend agricultural research facilities grants through 1995.

Amends the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to extend through 1995: (1) animal health and disease continuing research; (2) animal health and disease national or regional research; (3) agricultural research programs; (4) extension education; (5) supplemental and alternative crops research; (6) the rangeland research advisory board; (7) rangeland research; (8) dairy goat research; (9) the Joint Council on Food and Agricultural Sciences; and (10) the National Agricultural Research and Extension Users Advisory Board. Repeals specified programs.

Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to extend: (1) grants to upgrade 1890 land-grant college extension facilities through 1992; and (2) grants for Federal agricultural research facilities through 1995.

Amends the Critical Agricultural Materials Act to extend critical agricultural materials research through 1995.

Amends the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to: (1) establish an Agricultural Science Technology Review Board; (2) establish in the Department the National Agricultural Library; (3) authorize a food science and nutrition research center; (4) extend the animal health science research advisory board through 1995; (5) provide for an animal care delivery system study; (6) revise grant provisions to enhance veterinary school research capacity; (7) revise grant provisions for food and agricultural sciences education; (8) revise grant provisions for research on alcohols and industrial hydrocarbon marketing; (9) establish grants for resident instruction, agricultural and food service facilities, and research and training centennial centers at 1890 land-grant colleges, including Tuskegee University; (10) revise international agricultural research and extension as well as international trade development center provisions; (11) revise aquaculture assistance provisions; (12) establish aquaculture research facilities at specified universities in Virginia and Illinois; and (13) extend aquaculture research through 1995.

Amends Federal law to establish specified high priority agricultural research initiatives.

Subtitle B: Substainable Agriculture Research and Education - Amends the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act Amendments of 1985 to repeal agricultural productivity research authority.

Directs the Secretary to: (1) conduct research and extension projects relating to maximum utilization of biological applications and integrated management systems; (2) develop handbooks and technical guides relating to sustainable agriculture production systems; and (3) establish a National Training Program in Sustainable Agriculture.

Subtitle C: National Genetics Resources Programs - Establishes a National Genetic Resources Program and related advisory council.

Subtitle D: National Agricultural Weather Information System - National Agricultural Weather Information System Act of 1990 - Establishes: (1) in the Department an Agricultural Weather Office to plan and administer the National Agricultural Weather Information System; (2) an Advisory Board on Agricultural Weather; and (3) grants for State agricultural weather information systems.

Subtitle E: Research Regarding the Production, Preparation, Processing, Handling, and Storage of Agricultural Products - Establishes: (1) a research and grant program regarding the production, preparation, processing, handling, and storage of agricultural products; and (2) a related advisory committee.

Subtitle F: Plant and Animal Pest and Disease Control Program - Establishes: (1) an integrated pest management research program; (2) a pest and disease control data base; (3) an exotic pest research program; and (4) a chinch bug research program.

Subtitle G: Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization - Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Act of 1990 - Establishes: (1) in the Department an Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Center; (2) the Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Board; (3) Regional centers; and (4) in the Treasury the Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Revolving Fund.

Subtitle H: Miscellaneous Research Provisions - Establishes: (1) a research program concerning the introduction of genetically engineered organisms into the environment; (2) a plant genome mapping program; (3) an aflatoxin research program; (4) a mesquite research program; (5) a prickly pear research program; (6) an immunoassay research program; (7) an agricultural telecommunications program; (8) an Agricultural Research Facilities Planning and Closure Study Commission; (9) centers for agricultural product quality research; (10) Indian reservation extension programs; (11) grants to study agricultural trade constraints; (12) a pilot project to coordinate food and nutrition education programs; (13) demonstration grants for assistive technology for farmers with disabilities; and (14) a honeybee disease research program.

Title XVII: - Food Stamp and Related Provisions - Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act - Subtitle A: Food Stamp Program - Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 with respect to: (1) restaurant meal prices for the homeless; (2) categorical eligibility for general assistance recipients; (3) exclusion from income for educational benefits and clothing allowances; (4) excess medical expense deductions; (5) monthly reporting; (6) resource and eligibility; (7) transitional housing; (8) third-party assistance payments; (9) employment and training programs; (10) student eligibility; (11) electronic benefits issuance;(12) minimum benefits; (13) aggregate allotment issuance; (14) retail food stores and wholesale food concerns; (15) application requirements; (16) homeless family shelter costs; (17) rural issuance procedures; (18) nutrition education; (19) GAO audits of simplified applications; (20) permanent disqualification, fines, fraud, and unlawful use of food stamps; (21) automation; (22) demonstration projects for vehicle exclusion limits and for AFDC-food stamp simplification; (23) participation grants; (24) nutrition assistance in Puerto Rico; and (25) food stamp program reauthorization through FY 1995.

Subtitle B: Commodity Distribution Programs - Amends the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act to extend the commodity supplemental food programs through 1995.

Amends the Temporary Food Assistance Act of 1983 to: (1) make CCC commodities available to the emergency food assistance program; and (2) extend such program through FY 1995.

Authorizes advance funding for State option contracts.

Amends the Hunger Prevention Act of 1988 to: (1) extend soup kitchen and food bank programs through FY 1995; and (2) revise gleaning provisions.

Extends authority for CCC cheese and nonfat dry milk transfers through FY 1995.

Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to extend the nutrition education program through FY 1995.

Directs the Secretary to conduct school lunch studies.

Subtitle C: Effective Dates - Sets forth effective dates for provisions of this title.

Title XVIII: Credit - Subtitle A: Farmers Home Administration Loans - Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to: (1) authorize soil and water loans; (2) establish conservation easements on wetlands on Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) inventory property; (3) revise debt restructuring provisions; (4) revise limited resource borrower interest rate provisions; (5) allocate Indian reservation loan funds on a reservation-wide basis; (6) provide for borrower financial and management training; (7) revise loan assessment provisions; and (8) prohibit loan use to fill or drain a wetland.

Subtitle B: Farm Credit System - Amends the Farm Credit Act of 1971 with regard to: (1) financing for marketing and processing operations; (2) liens on stock; (3) the termination date for the Farm Credit System Assistance Board (January 1, 1993); (4) authority for the California Livestock Production Credit Association to terminate its Farm Credit System institution status; (5) guaranteed loan secondary market access; (6) Farm Credit Administration regulatory authority over the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation; and (7) a GAO study of rural credit availability.

Subtitle C: Miscellaneous - Repeals the Emergency Agricultural Credit Adjustment Act of 1978.

Amends the Agricultural Credit Act of 1987 to: (1) authorize appropriations for disadvantaged farm outreach programs; and (2) extend State mediation programs.

Amends Federal law to authorize appropriations for Indian land acquisition.

Subtitle D: Effective Dates - Sets forth effective dates for provisions of this title.

Title XIX: Agricultural Promotion - Pecans Agricultural Promotion Programs Act of 1990 - Subtitle A: - Pecan Promotion and Research Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary to issue orders to pecan growers, handlers, and importers with respect to pecan promotion and research. Requires any such order to establish a Pecan Marketing Board.

Funds such program through assessments.

Provides for a pecan producer referendum of program approval. Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle B: Mushrooms - Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary to issue orders to mushroom producers, importers, and first handlers with respect to mushroom promotion, research, and consumer information. Requires such an order to establish a Mushroom Council.

Funds such activities through producer and importer assessments.

Provides for a mushroom producer referendum for approval of such orders.

Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle C: Potatoes - Potato Research and Promotion Act Amendments of 1990 - Amends the Potato Research and Promotion Act to extend coverage to all domestic and foreign potatoes. Directs the Secretary to propose and implement an alternative potato research and promotion plan, if requested by a potato producer or producer organization, subject to approval by a producer referendum. Requires such alternative plan to establish a National Potato Promotion Board. Provides for producer and importer assessments.

Subtitle D: Limes - Lime Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary to issue orders to lime producers, handlers, and importers with respect to lime promotion, research, and consumer information. Requires such an order to establish a Lime Board.

Funds such activities through producer and importer assessment.

Provides for a lime producer referendum for approval of such orders.

Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle E: Soybeans - Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to issue an order (subject to a producer referendum) creating a soybean promotion, research, and consumer education program.

Requires any such order to provide for the establishment of: (1) a United Soybean Board; (2) State soybean boards; and (3) a Soybean Program Coordinating Committee.

Funds such program through producer assessments.

Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle F: Honey and Wool - Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act Amendments of 1990 - Amends the Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act to permit one of the two current Honey Board importer seats to be filled by an exporter.

Exempts from honey assessments an importer, producer, or producer-handler who handles less than 6000 pounds of honey annually all of which is used at home, donated, or distributed directly through retail outlets.

Provides that: (1) patents, copyrights, inventions, publications, or product formulations developed with Board funds shall belong to the Board; and (2) any funds derived therefrom shall inure to the benefit of the Board.

Provides for assessments to be deducted directly from honey price support loans.

Amends the National Wool Act of 1954 to reduce required producer referendum approval votes from two-thirds to one-half.

Subtitle G: Cotton - Cotton Research and Promotion Act Amendments of 1990 - Amends the Cotton Research and Promotion Act to require the Secretary to propose and implement alternative cotton handler orders upon request by a cotton producer or producer organization, subject to producer referendum of approval. Requires each alternative order to establish a Cotton Board .

Subtitle H: Processor - Funded Milk Promotion Program - Fluid Milk Promotion Act of 1990 - Provides for establishment of a processor-funded milk promotion program under certain circumstances, including a National Processor Advertising and Promotion Board. Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle I: Miscellaneous Provisions - Expresses the sense of the Congress with regard to producer research and promotion board accountability.

Directs the Secretary to ensure marketing order compliance with U.S. international obligations.

Title XX: Grain Quality - Grain Quality Incentives Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary to establish a Department of Agriculture Committee on Grain Quality. Prohibits the export of grain without aflatoxin testing.

Declares the sense of Congress with respect to: (1) mycotoxin and pesticide residue testing; and (2) enforcement of grain standards by Federal agencies together with the Federal Grain Inspection Service.

Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 with respect to quality incentives in Commodity Credit Corporation program and activities.

Declares the sense of Congress with respect to: (1) grain variety evaluation and the development of objective tests for the end-use properties of grains; and (2) cooperation in such testing by the Federal Grain Inspection Service, the Agricultural Research Service, and land-grant universities.

Title XXI: Organic Certification - Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 - Establishes: (1) an organic certification program for producers and handlers of organically grown agricultural products (fruits, vegetables, animals, and poultry); (2) national organic production standards; (3) State organic certification programs; (4) a National List of approved and prohibited substances; and (5) a National Organic Standards Board. Authorizes appropriations.

Title XXII: Crop Insurance and Disaster Assistance - Subtitle A: Crop Insurance - Amends the Federal Crop Insurance Act to require the submission of social security and employer identification numbers as a condition of Federal crop insurance eligibility. Authorizes crop insurance for dry edible beans.

Subtitle B: Disaster Assistance - Amends the Disaster Assistance Act of 1989 to: (1) base sugarcane harvest determinations on the quantity of recoverable sugar; (2) make valencia oranges eligible for disaster assistance; (3) provide for separate crop determinations in double-cropped areas; and (4) provide cost sharing assistance for Hurricane Hugo forestry assistance.

Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to provide assistance for 1989 weather-damaged Louisiana sugarcane.

Sets forth revised emergency crop loss provisions for: (1) annual crops; (2) orchards; (3) forest crops; and (4) assistance to producers on the Big Horn River drainage system located on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

Subtitle C: Miscellaneous Provisions - Authorizes grants for migrant worker emergency services.

Title XXIII: Rural Development - Rural Economic Development Act of 1990 - Subtitle A: Reorganization of the Department of Agriculture - Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish in the Department the Rural Development Administration.

Subtitle B: Coordination of Rural Development Efforts - Establishes: (1) a Rural Partnerships Investment Board to provide lines of credit for rural economic development revolving funds; (2) in the Treasury the Rural Business Investment Fund; and (3) local revolving funds. Authorizes appropriations.

Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to: (1) establish a delivery system for certain rural development programs; and (2) revise water and waste facility financing provisions.

Subtitle C: Water and Waste Facilities - Amends the Farm Credit Act to authorize lending for water and waste projects.

Establishes a rural wastewater treatment circuit rider program.

Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish: (1) emergency community water assistance grants; and (2) water and waste facility loans and grants to alleviate health risks.

Subtitle D: Enhancing Human Resources - Provides for enhanced rural community access to advanced telecommunications.

Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to: (1) authorize loans for business telecommunications partnerships; and (2) establish rural emergency assistance loans (authorizing appropriations).

Subtitle E: Rural Business and Emergency Assistance - Amends the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to: (1) establish a technical assistance unit; (2) defer economic development loan payments; and (3) establish in the Treasury the Rural Incubator Fund to promote rural economic development.

Amends the Rural Development Act of 1972 to establish: (1) an Extension Service rural economic and business development program; and (2) a program to provide rural citizens with technical and management training.

Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish rural technology grants.

Amends the Rural Development Act of 1972 to establish rural development research grants.

Amends the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to provide for the appointment of an Assistant Administrator for Economic Development.

Subtitle F: Rural Electrification Provisions - Rural Telecommunications Improvements Act of 1990 - Amends the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to prohibit the Administrator and the Governor from: (1) requiring a telephone loan applicant to increase rates charged to customers or subscribers or the ratio of net income or margins before interest to the interest requirements on all the applicant's outstanding and proposed loans; or (2) treating certain rural development investments as dividends or capital distributions.

Directs the Administrator to maintain separate electric and telephone accounts within the Rural Electric and Telephone Revolving Fund.

Requires telephone loan interest rate tiers.

Revises provisions regarding the Rural Telephone Bank Board of Directors.

Subtitle G: Rural Revitalization Through Forestry - Establishes an economic development and global marketing program in a manner consistent with environmental concerns.

National Forest - Dependent Rural Communities Economic Diversification Act of 1990 - Authorizes the Secretary upon a rural community's request, to establish a rural forestry and economic diversification action team to develop a plan to promote economic diversification and enhance local economies dependent upon national forest resources.

Authorizes the Secretary to make loans to economically disadvantaged communities for related purposes.

Subtitle H: Miscellaneous Provisions - Establishes within the National Agricultural Library a National Rural Information Center Clearinghouse.

Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to: (1) establish local income-based loan rates for health care and related facilities; (2) establish a loan restructuring and servicing program for distressed community facility program borrowers; (3) authorize broadcasting system grants; and (4) revise and extend through FY 1995 the grant program for financially stressed farmers, dislocated farmers, and rural families.

Rural Health and Safety Education Act of 1990 - Amends the Rural Development Act of 1972 to authorize grants to establish individual and family health and farm safety education programs. Authorizes appropriations.

Establishes a rural health infrastructure improvement demonstration program.

Directs the Secretary to establish a plan to increase rural development private contracting.

Title XXIV: Global Climate Change - Global Climate Change Prevention Act of 1990 - Establishes: (1) within the Department a Global Climate Change Program; (2) a related technical advisory committee; (3) within the Forest Service an Office of International Forestry; (4) an Institute of Tropical Forestry in Puerto Rico; and (5) an Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry.

Directs the Secretary to conduct studies on: (1) climate change effects on crops and forests; and (2) forest emissions.

Authorizes pilot projects for: (1) urban forestry; and (2) biomass energy.

Authorizes appropriations.

Title XXV: Other Related Provisions - Establishes outreach and assistance programs for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Authorizes appropriations.

Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish operating loan target participation rates for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers.

Amends the Animal Welfare Act to make it unlawful for dealers to obtain live random source dogs and cats from any but specified sources. Requires dealer certification.

Amends the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 and specified Federal law to extend the scope of plant and animal pest and disease control to all foreign countries.

Establishes a pseudorabies eradication program.

Expresses the sense of the Congress in favor of repealing a specified regulation regarding imported poultry inspection.

Authorizes the collection of fees for specified agricultural inspection services. Establishes in the Treasury the Agricultural Quarantine Inspection User Fee Account.

Directs the Secretary to: (1) develop a system to determine the farm value of agricultural products; and (2) gather data for crop reports, including fruit and nut tree inventories.

Agricultural Program Reporting and Recordkeeping Improvement Act of 1990 - Provides for a reduction in Department paperwork.

Directs the Secretary to study and report to the appropriate congressional committees on the transportation of fertilizer and agricultural chemicals. Authorizes appropriations.