Summary: H.R.8561 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/14/1975)

(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #386 (353-38))

Agricultural and Related Agencies Appropriations Act - Makes appropriations for agriculture and related agencies programs for fiscal year 1976, and the period ending September 30, 1976.

=Title I: Agricultural Programs= - Appropriates funds for the Office of the Secretary; for departmental administration and for offices within the Department; for the Agricultural Research Service; for programs providing production, processing, and marketing service and regulation; and for farm income stabilization programs.

=Title II: Rural Development and Assistance= - Appropriates funds for rural development and assistance programs and for conservation programs.

=Title III: Domestic Food Programs= - Appropriates funds for the Food and Nutrition Service and for child nutrition programs.

=Title IV: International Programs= - Authorizes funds for the Foreign Agricultural Service and for expenses under the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954.

=Title V: Related Agencies= - Includes the Food and Drug Administration, the Commodity Futures Trading Corporation, and the Farm Credit Administration within the scope of this Act.

=Title VI: General Provisions= - States that authorizations and appropriations to the Department of Agriculture may be used for specified purchases.