Category Archives: Agriculture

H.R.2521 – South Carolina Peanut Parity Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending November 3, 2017 H.R.2521 – South Carolina Peanut Parity Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 2521 would amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to include South Carolina as part of the Virginia-Carolina peanut producing region for purposes of appointing members to the Peanut Standards Board. That 18-member […]

H.R. 23, Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 H.R. 23, Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 23 would amend the Central Valley Project Improvement Act and the San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act (SJRRS) to change water management plans and environmental restoration goals for the Central Valley region in California. The bill […]

H.R. 23, Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 H.R. 23, Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 23 would amend the Central Valley Project Improvement Act and the San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act (SJRRS) to change water management plans and environmental restoration goals for the Central Valley region in California. The bill […]

H.R.1029 – Pesticide Registration Enhancement Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 24, 2017 H.R.1029 – Pesticide Registration Enhancement Act of 2017 Brief – The bill claims ‘To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to improve pesticide registration and other activities under the Act, to extend and modify fee authorities’ cbo – “H.R. 1029 would modify the Federal Insecticide,Fungicide, and […]

Trump Ex Orders Manufacturing Regulations

Presidential Memorandum Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing January 24, 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby […]

H.R.5538 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 15, 2016 H.R.5538 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 Brief – The Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2017 totals $32,095,000,000. This amount reflects a $63,859,000 reduction from the amount appropriated in fiscal year 2016 and a […]

S.1252 Global Food Security Act of 2016

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 8, 2016 S.1252 Global Food Security Act of 2016 Brief – The bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition as in the interest of US national security. The plans and activities would place food insecure countries […]

S.J.RES.28 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of Agriculture relating to inspection of fish of the order Siluriformes.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 27, 2016 S.J.RES.28 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of Agriculture relating to inspection of fish of the order Siluriformes. Brief – The bill provides for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title […]