Policy & Farm Bill Briefing Book
Congressional Research Service
Redistributed as a service of the National Library for the Environment
Laws and Regulations
The following are hot links to relevant sections of laws and regulations related to agriculture, and/or to sites that provide information on them.
Report 96-900. Farm Commodity Legislation: Chronology, 1933-2000
Includes a brief description of major laws passed to provide price and income support and related assistance to the farm, food, and rural sectors.
Center for Agricultural Law Research and Information
The Center, located at the University of Arkansas School of Law, was created by Congress (in P.L.100-202). It connects the user to a comprehensive collection of primary agricultural laws (including the full text of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996); Title 7 of the U.S. Code (USC, the agricultural section of federal law); Title 7 of the Code Of Federal Regulations (CFR, the agricultural section of federal administrative rules that implement the law); other agricultural law publications and web sites; state agricultural statutes; congressional hearings and reports on agriculture; and more.
Direct link to Title 7 (Agriculture) of the U.S. Code.
Direct link to Title 7 (Agriculture) of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Direct link to state agricultural laws.
Page last updated February 13, 2001.