114th Congress

H.R. 2620, legislation to amend the United States Cotton Futures Act

Bill Text


H.R. 2620, would amend the United States Cotton Futures Act to exclude certain cotton futures contracts from coverage under such Act. 


Introduced by Rep. David Scott (D-GA-13) and cosponsored by Reps. Austin Scott (GA-8), Rick Crawford (AR-1), Sandford D. Bishop (D-GA-2), Lynn Westmoreland (GA-3)


Introduced on June 2, 2015 and referred to the House Committee on Agriculture. Passed through the House Agriculture Committee on June 17, 2015. Passed the House floor as amended by voice vote on June 23, 2015. Passed the Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent on July 9, 2015. Became public law on July 20, 2015. 

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