All Information (Except Text) for S.1949 - Cattle Industry Improvement Act of 1996104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Daschle, Thomas A. [D-SD] (Introduced 07/11/1996)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/11/1996 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture. (All Actions)|
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Actions Overview (1)
|07/11/1996||Introduced in Senate|
07/11/1996 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (2)
|07/11/1996||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture.|
Action By: Senate
|07/11/1996||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S7766)|
Action By: Senate
07/11/1996 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture.
07/11/1996 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S7766)
|Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Harkin, Tom [D-IA]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Wellstone, Paul D. [D-MN]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Kerrey, J. Robert [D-NE]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Exon, J. James [D-NE]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Heflin, Howell [D-AL]*||07/11/1996|
|Sen. Pressler, Larry [R-SD]||09/30/1996|
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry||07/11/1996||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Administrative remedies
- Agricultural credit
- Agricultural economics
- Agricultural estimating and reporting
- Agricultural prices
- Agriculture in foreign trade
- Antitrust law
- Congressional reporting requirements
- Dairy industry
- Data banks
- Evidence (Law)
- Federal advisory bodies
- Fines (Penalties)
- Food adulteration and inspection
- Food safety
- Government paperwork
- Government trust funds
- Information services
- Livestock industry
- Marketing of farm produce
- Meat inspection
- Meat packing industry
- Presidential appointments
- Punitive damages
- Restrictive trade practices
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (07/11/1996)
Cattle Industry Improvement Act of 1996 - Amends the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to advance the Fund for Rural America's initial funding date.
(Sec. 3) Amends the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to prohibit noncompetitive practices relating to the price or terms of sale of livestock or meat and meat by-products.
(Sec. 4) Amends the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to set forth domestic market reporting requirements for certain persons in the slaughter business.
Defines "captive supply."
(Sec. 5) Amends the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 with regard to livestock and meat food products reporting requirements.
(Sec. 6) Amends the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to prohibit retaliation by packers against livestock producers. Provides damages for producers suffering such retaliation.
(Sec. 7) Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to establish an interagency working group to review whether Federal lending practices are contributing to market concentration in the livestock and dairy sectors.
(Sec. 8) Directs the President to prepare a consolidation plan for the U.S. food inspection system.
(Sec. 9) Amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act to require a labeling system for U.S.-produced meat and meat food products. Authorizes appropriations.
(Sec. 10) Directs the Secretary to collect and publicize information on bulk cheese spot transactions.