Beef Checkoff Legislative History

The national Beef Checkoff took a long and winding road through legislative debate, proposals, wrangling, failure, more proposals, debate, wrangling.... You get the picture; it wasn't an easy task. Below is a compilation of the legislative history of the national checkoff, divided by the 1976 Act and the 1985 Act, and then by House and Senate discussions:

1976 Act

House:

Senate/Congressional Record:

1985 Act

House:

Senate: