H.R.4620: To confirm the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to collect approved State commodity assessments on behalf of the State from the proceeds of marketing assistance loans.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
  • Introduced June 18, 2004
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 21, 2004

Bill Summary

Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to collect commodity assessments from the proceeds of a marketing assistance loan for a producer if the assessment is required to be paid by the producer or the first purchaser of a commodity pursuant to a State law or to an authority administered by the Secretary. Provides that such collection authority: (1) does not extend to a State tax or other State revenue activity; and (2) shall be made as...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
Mr. Hayes moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4620.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 108-470.
June 18, 2004

Introduced in the House by George R. Nethercutt (R-Wash.)

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