H.R.439: National FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 10, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 21, 2019

Bill Summary

National FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act This bill revises the charter of the National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America). Such revisions include (1) making it a purpose of the organization to be an integral component of agricultural education, and (2) removing the Secretary of Education as the chair of the National FFA Board of Directors.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 6 statements associated with H.R.439.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 21

Became Public Law No: 116-7.

Feb. 21

Signed by President.

Feb. 12
Presented to President.
Feb. 6
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Feb. 5

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S873)

Feb. 5

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.

Feb. 5

Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.

Jan. 23
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 22

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H964-966)

Jan. 22
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 439.
Jan. 22
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H964-967)
Jan. 22
Mr. Johnson (GA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Jan. 10
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 10

Introduced in the House by Jim Langevin (D-R.I.)

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