H.R.6124: Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced May 22, 2008
  • Latest Major Action June 18, 2008

Bill Summary

Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 - (Sec. 3) Deems the Joint Explanatory Statement submitted by the Committee of Conference for the conference report to accompany H.R. 2419 of the 110th Congress (House Report 110-627) to be part of the legislative history of this Act and to have the same effect regarding implementation of this Act as it would have had regarding implementation of H.R. 2419. (Sec. 4) Repeals P.L. 110-234 (H.R. 2419) and...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Agriculture
Referred to House Foreign Affairs
Mr. Peterson (MN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6124.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 306 - 110 (Roll no. 353).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 753.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 77 - 15. Record Vote Number: 144.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Vetoed by President.
The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the question of passage of H.R. 6124, the objections of the President to the contrary, notwithstanding.
Two-thirds of the Members present having voted in the affirmative the bill is passed, the Passed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 317 - 109 (Roll no. 417).
Veto message received in Senate. Held at the desk.
Veto Message considered in Senate.
Passed Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 80 - 14. Record Vote Number: 151.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Became Public Law No: 110-246.
May 22, 2008

Introduced in the House by Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.)

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