Baylor University Poage Library

Box 10 - 11


Fowler C. West Papers

Series : Agriculture Committee

Sub-Series : Agriculture Committee Files

Box 4: 24 folders

Box

File

Folder Title

Folder Sub-title

Notes and Publications

Year

4

69

House Agriculture Committee

Legislative Process

oCongressional Record : How a bill becomes a law by Robert H. Michel, 02/17/81.

1981

4

70

House Agriculture Committee

Deboned meat

o Article : USDA wants to allow ground bone in foods, 07/30/81.

1981

4

71

House Agriculture Committee

Meat grading

o Article : U.S. is proposing leaner beef grades, 01/06/81.

1982

4

72

House Agriculture Committee

Mediterranean fruit fly

o Memos : to de la Garza RE Medfly Problems - USDA funds, 09/08/81.

- from de la Garza RE Floor action today on H.R.4416 - Legislation making additional funds available to USDA to combat the Medfly.

o News release, Committee on Agriculture, 09/09/81.

1981

4

73

House Agriculture Committee

Milk and Casein price support

o Testimony before the Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Subcommittee, Committee on Agriculture...Facts on imported casein - a quota is not justified presented by Max N. Berry, General Counsel, Committee to Assure the Availability of Casein, 04/25/81.

o USITC publication 1025 : Casein and its impact on the Domestic Dairy Industry, 12/00/79.

o Statement, National Milk Producers Federation before the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry subcommittee... with regard to 1981 General Farm Legislation, Patrick B. Healy, Secretary, 04/25/81.

o Article : How a lobby milks a nonissue.

1981

4

74

House Agriculture Committee

Omnibus Farm law

o News release, Committee on Agriculture, RE Omnibus Farm law, 05/12/77

1977

4

75

House Agriculture Committee

Palouse basin region

o Article : Palouse basin : erosion tragedy in the making, Colfax, Washington, 04/06/80.

1980

4

76

House Agriculture Committee

Party unity

o Articles: President � or Prime Minister? by David S. Broder, 09/20/81.

- Analyzing the Reagan victories o not Democratic disarray by William Schneider, 08/02/81.

1981

4

77

House Agriculture Committee

Peanuts

o Correspondence : FCW to Ross Wilson, Southwestern Peanut Growers Association, 08/20/80, 10/07/80.

o Memo: Jasper Womach to FCW RE Peanut production and price support program, 09/05/80.

o Memo : FCW to de la Garza and Mario RE Senate action on peanut program, 09/17/81.

o Articles : Reagan pledges not to end price supports for farmers, 10/01/80 ;

- Angry N.S. farmers say Reagan broke peanut promise, 07/11/81 ;

- Lots of peanuts are coming � but they�re not coming ashore, 07/21/81 ;

- Conferees increase peanut price supports, 11/11/81 ;

- We�ve been asked about price supports for peanuts, 08/23/76 ;

- Peanut power, 08/00/78 ;

- Reagan bartered peanut bill for support on tax package, 08/01/81 ;

- Peanut farmers say allotment cuts could be disastrous, 01/17/82 .

o Statement, James E. Mack to House Agriculture Subcommittee on Tobacco and Peanuts RE General farm legislation, 03/18/81. � Testimony, Emmett Reynolds, Position of the National Peanut Growers Group for Peanut Section of the 1981 Farm Act, 03/18/81.

o Peanut Fact sheet ; Peanuts : summary of 1980 support program, 04/00/80;

- Facts and Oils Situation, 10/00/77, 07/00/80;

o News, USDA, 1980-Crop peanut support levels and sales policy announced, 01/30/80. CQ Agriculture, Costs, politics embroil peanut subsidies, 09/11/76.

o Estimation of economic relationships in the U.S. peanut economy by D.H. Carley, 00/00/78.

o Congressional Record, Peanut price support legislation, 02/04/80.

1982

4

78

House Agriculture Committee

Pesticides

Memo : Nick Ashmore to de la Garza RE Pesticide Issues, 97th congress and Background information on pesticide issues under FIFRA, 01/22/81.

1981

4

79

House Agriculture Committee

Political

o Democrats Rural News, Charles T. Manatt, 02/09/82.

1982

4

80

House Agriculture Committee

Predator control

o Correspondence, FCW to Marvin Leath, RE predator control on ranch lands, 05/05/88.

o Memo : Nick Ashmore to de la Garza RE Predator Control, 01/22/81.

o Article : U.S. to review ban on use of pesticides to kill predators, 09/17/81.

1988

4

81

House Agriculture Committee

Impoundment powers of the President

o Impoundment : a background report, from Whip packet, 09/00/81.

1981

4

82

House Agriculture Committee

Rules Committee

o Short history of the development of the House committee on Rules by Walter Kravitz, revised by Walter J. Oleszek, Congressional Research Service, 04/27/79.

1979

4

83

House Agriculture Committee

Rural Telephone Bank

o Rural Telephone Bank, Conference report, submitted by W. R. Poage, 04/28/71. Also Report together with Minority Views {to accompany H.R.7].

o Statement , W. R. Poage before House Rules Committee in support of H.R.7, the Rural Telephone Bill.

o Summary of Background.

o Factual explanation of proposed telephone supplemental financing legislation.

o Comparison of S.3387 with H.R.7 (establishing Telephone Bank), 04/24/70.

o H.R.7, introduced by W.R. Poage, to amend the REA of 1936...to provide an additional source of financing for the rural telephone program...,01/22/71, 02/22/71.

o Short summary of H.R.7 and S.70, 02/25/71.

o S.70 showing the differences between the Senate bill and the House amendment.

o News, USDA, Rural Telephone Bank holds first board elections, 09/18/71.

1971

4

84

House Agriculture Committee

Rural Development

o Correspondence : J. Phil Campbell to W.R. Poage, 04/14/71.

o Message from the President...transmitting proposals for a program of rural development, 02/01/72.

o Acts of congress administered by or affecting the Farmers Home Administration, 05/00/71.

o H.R.10867, a Bill to provide for improving the economy and living conditions in rural America, 01/25/72.

o Section-by-section analysis of the proposed bill.

o Section by section commentary, H.R.10867 with admendments offered.

1971

4

85

House Agriculture Committee

Rural Development

o Memo : FCW to House conferees on Rural Development Conference Report RE Waiver of points of order on Conference Report, 06/23/72.

o Memo : FCW to Gerry Conrad RE Administration�s role in Rural Development Legislation, 06/29/72 .

o Correspondence : Chet Holifield, Chairman, Committee on Government Operations, to William M. Colmer, Chairman, Committee on Rules, 06/21/72.

o Rural Development Act of 1972 was introduced by congressman W. R. Poage.

o Correspondence : John C. Whitaker to FCW, 09/07/72.

[o These items were discarded : Congressional Record, 02/23/72, pp. D 141-D142, H 1330- H 1370 ; 07/27/72, pp. H 6969 - H 6990 ; 08/17/72, pp. S 13927 - S 13950 .]

o Rural development and farm credit, 07/06/71.

o Section-by-section analysis of the proposed bill.

o Rural Development Act of 1972 , submitted by W.R. Poage, Report together with additional views, minority views, and supplementary views, 02/16/72.

o Rural Development Act of 1972, staff explanation of H.R.12931�as passed by the Senate, 04/20/72.

o Differences between House and Senate versions of H.R.12931.

o News release, Senator Herman E. Talmadge announces that Senate and House conferees agree on the Rural Development Act of 1972, 06/08/72.

o Rural Development Conference Report, 06/14/72.

o Statement of W.R. Poage, Rural Development Conference Report, 07/24/72.

o New farmers home administration financing authority pursuant to the rural development act of 1972.

o Section by section analysis of the Rural Development Act of 1972.

o White House Fact sheet, Rural Development Act of 1972, H.R. 12931, 08/30/72.

o Signing statement, the Rural Development Act of 1972, 07/25/72.

o News, USDA, A Boost for rural opportunity, 08/01/72.

1972

4

86

House Agriculture Committee

Reconciliation Conference

o Correspondence : de la Garza to Thomas P. O�Neill, 07/14/81.

o Summary of major differences between house and senate Reconciliation bills on the Food Stamp Program .

o Preferable outcomes of conference.

o DSG Fact Sheet, Reconciliation Conference Report, 07.31.81.

o DSG , Tax Conference Report/effort to amend oil provisions.

o Whip Advisory, conference report on the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1981, H.R. 3982.

o Farm and related provisions, House Reconciliation Bill H.R. 3982.

o Statement of Differences between H.R. 3982...affecting agriculture, forestry, and related issues.

o Article: Thank you, Mr. Speaker, Even though you lost, 07/31/81.

1981

4

87

House Agriculture Committee

Rice program

o Article : Part of �75 rice is still in storage, 02/093/80.

o News, USDA : 1980 rice program announced, 03/13/80.

1980

4

88

House Agriculture Committee

Room reservations

o Correspondence : Thomas P. O Neill to Colleague RE reserving rooms, 02/09/81.

o Rules and regulations governing the House Office Buildings, House Garages, and the Capitol power plant, House Office Building Commission, 01/05/81.

1981

4

89

House Agriculture Committee

Telephone program - history

o Statement prepared for presentation before the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, and Rural Development...on the subject of H.R. 1723, rural Telephone Bank Amendment Act of 1981, 03/16/81.

1981

4

90

House Agriculture Committee

School lunch

o Editorial : Tofu and Turkey, 11/26/81 ; A nourishing bowl of ketchup and relish, 09/16/81

o Articles :

- Misguided Federal budget ax, 11/24/81 ;

- Price-support provisions listed, 09/22/81 ;

- Half of Black households used school lunch program in 1980 ;

- $30 million in food approved for Poland ;

- Hold the Pickles, hold the relish, hold the new school lunch regs, 09/26/81.

1981

4

91

House Agriculture Committee

Senate Agriculture committee

o Lists of members of Senate Agriculture committee and subcommittees.

o News release : Senate agriculture subcommittee chairmen picked, 01/28/81.

o Article : Helms offers farm bill at odds with Reagan plan, 04/08/81.

1981

4

92

House Agriculture Committee

Shipping PL 480

o Articles : Not just hungry are fed, 06.14/81; Continued cargo preference urged for Food for Peace, 06/12/81.

1981

Series:CFTC

Sub-series :� Committee Meetings

Boxes 10-11:� 39 folders

Box

File

Folder Title

Folder Sub-title

Notes and Publications

Year

10

1

CTFC Meeting, 01/26

PSI

�� Minutes of the meeting, closed session, 01/26/82.�

1982

10

2

CTFC Meeting, 02/16

Kansas City BOT / Value Line Composite Average

�� Memo :� Application of the Kansas City Board of Trade for Designation as a Contract Market in the Value Line Composite Average, 02/16/80

1980

10

3

CTFC Meeting, 01/11

CME / Standard & Poor�s Energy Index Futures

�� Memo (47 p. + attachments) :� Application of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for designation as a Contract Market in the Standard & Poor�s Energy Index, 01/06/84.

1984

10

4

CTFC Meeting, 08/28

CME / Mutual Offset System with Singapore...

�� Staff Document :� Proposed Mutual Offset System between the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Singapore International Monetary Exchange, Ltd,� 125 p. , 08/28/84.�

1984

10

5

CTFC Meeting, 04/30

National Futures Association Briefing

�� Informational memo� with attachments :� Report on National Futures Association,� 9 p., 04/25/85.

�� Outline :� Regulation of Off-exchange instruments under the Commodity Exchange Act by Andrea M. Corcoran, Director, Division of Trading and Markets, CFTC, and Robert H. Rosenfeld, Division Staff,� 18 p.

1985

10

6

CTFC Meeting, 08/13

Amendments to Contract Market Designations

� Staff Document , Memo with attachments :� Options Pilot Program -- extension of contract market designations, 08/06/85.�

1985

10

7

CTFC Meeting, 05/20

NYFX / Commodity Research Bureau Price Index Futures

�� Documents concering the application of the New York Futures Exchange for designation as a Contract Market in the Commodity Research Bureau Futures Price Index, March to May, 1986.�

1986

10

8

CTFC Meeting, 09/08

Rule 1.61, CBOT Petition for Rule Making

�� Memo :� That the Commission deny the petition for rulemaking by the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago dated May 19, 1987, 09/01/87.

�� Memo :� Publication of interpretation of Commission Rule 1.61 relating to Risk Management Exemptions from Exchange Speculative Position Limits, 08/31/87.�

1987

10

9

CTFC Meeting, 02/25

CME Treasury Index Futures

Memos RE application of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for designation as a Contract Market to Trade Futures Contracts on the CME Treasury Index, 20 p.� plus attachments and� 3 p. plus attachments, 02/17/88.

1988

10

10

CTFC Meeting, 02/25

Program Objectives, 3rd Quarter FY 1988

�� Notebook contents with� subject dividers :�

������� -� Staffing report, ��

������� -� Program highlights and Performance ���������������������������� statistics,

������� - Completed objectives,

������� - Ongoing objectives, and

������� - New Objectives,

������� - 39 p. 01/02/88.

1988

10

11

CTFC Meeting, 04/19

CBOT/ Mortgage - Backed Futures

�� Memos RE application of the Chicago Board of Trade for designation as a Contract Market in Options on Mortgage-backed Futures Contracts, 04/12/88.�

1988

10

12

CTFC Meeting, 04/19

CBOT/� Silver and Gold

�� Memos RE Chicago Board of Trade�s� Application for designation as a Contract Market to Trade Options on its 5,000-ounce Silver Futures Contract, Petition for an exemption from the trading volume requirement for the underlying silver futures contract, and� Amendments to the speculative limit rules for the 1,000-ounce and 5,000-ounce silver futures contracts and the 1,000-ounce silver option,�

�04/11/88

1988

10

13

CTFC Meeting, 04/19

MidAmerica Commodity Exchange

�� Memos RE application of the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange for designation as a contract market in long-term U.S. Treasury note futures contracts, 04/11/88.

1988

10

14

CTFC Meeting, 05/11

CBOT / CBOE 50 & 250 Stock Index Futures

�� Memos� RE application of the Chicago Board of Trade for designation as a contract market to trade futures contracts on the CBOE 50 and 250 stock index, 04/03/88.

1988

10

15

CTFC Meeting, 05/11

CBOT / Medium� term vs treasury note futures

�� Memos RE� application of the Chicago Board of Trade for designation as a contract market in options on medium term United States Treasury Note Futures Contracts, 05/03/88.

1988

10

16

CTFC Meeting, 05/26

Program Objectives, 4th Quarter FY 1988

�� Notebook contents with� following topics:�

������� -� Staffing report�

������� -� Program Highlights and Performance �������������� ������� Statistics

������� -� Completed Objectives

������� -� Ongoing Objectives

������� -� New Objectives

������� -� 43 p., 05/19/88.

1988

10

17

CTFC Meeting, 06/25

CME / Silver Futures

�� Memos RE application of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for designation as a contract market in silver futures, 06/10/88.

1988

10

18

CTFC Meeting, 07/26

CBOT / 30 - Day Interest Rate Futures

�� Memos RE application of the Chicago Board of Trade for designation as a contract market� to Trade Futures Contracts in 30-Day Interest rates, 07/18/88, 07/20/88.

1988

10

19

CTFC Meeting, 07/26

Enforcement / American Futures Corp.

�� Memo RE In the Matter of American Futures corp., et al.,� CFTC Docket No. 88.4.� Recommendation :� that the Commission accept the offer of settlement proposed by Michael Weinberg, Jr., 07/19/88.

1988

10

20

CTFC Meeting, 07/26

Enforcement / Kyle

�� Memo RE John N. Kyle, II, Proposed Respondent.� Recommendation :� That the Commission institute an administrative proceeding pursuant to Sections...alleging that John N. Kyle, II violated Section... of the Commission�s Regulations to determine whether the Commission should enter order...

1988

11

21

CTFC Meeting, 09/13

Program Objectives First Quarter FY 1989

�� Notebook contents with� following topics:

������� -� Staffing report

������� -� Program Highlights and Performance �������������� ������� Statistics

������� -� Completed Objectives

������� -� Ongoing Objectives

������� -� New Objectives

������� -� 43 p., 09/13/88.

1988

11

22

CTFC Meeting, 12/13

Program Objectives Second Quarter FY 1989

�� Notebook contents with� following topics:�

������� -� Staffing report

������� -� Program Highlights and Performance �������������� ������� Statistics

������� -� Completed Objectives

������� -� Ongoing Objectives

������� -� New Objectives

������� -� 41 p., 12/05/88.

1988

11

23

CTFC Meeting, 03/27

Hybrid Instruments, Rules Regarding

�� Memos : That the Commission approve the attached release adopting final rules concerning the regulation of certain hybrid instruments and transmit the rules for publication in the Federal Register.� 07/14/89 and� 03/21/90.

�� Statement of Fowler C. West :� Commission Adoption of Final Hybrid Rile, 07/17/89.

�� CFTC Statutory Interpretation Concerning Certain Hybrid Instruments,� 00/00/90.

1989

11

24

CTFC Meeting, 05/23

Enforcement Activity, 2nd Quarter, FY 1989

�� Memo RE Enforcement Activity, Second Quarter FY 1989, 05/16/89.

1989

11

25

CTFC Meeting, 05/23

Enforcement� - CFTC and Colorado v. Morrison

�� Memo RE CFTC and Colorado v. Morrison, et al, Civil Action No. 88-M-271.� Recommendation :� That the Commission accept the defendant�s offer as set forth in the consent Permanent Injunction and Order of Other Equitable Relief, 05/16/89.

1989

11

26

CTFC Meeting, 05/23

Enforcement� - Rand -Bond of North America

�� Memo : Proposed Defendants :� Rand-Bond of North America, Inc., James T. Speirs, Paul Toomey.�

�� Recommendation :�� That the Commission authorize the Division of Enforcement to file a civil action...against the proposed defendants to halt continuing violations ... plus six sections,� 05/15/89.

1989

11

27

CTFC Meeting, 05/23

Enforcement� / Rochschild International et al.

�� Memo : Proposed Defendants :� Rothschild International, Roth Financial, Paul Killmar, Sandra Levette.�

�� Recommendation :�� That the Commission authorize the Division of Enforcement to file a civil action...against the proposed defendants to halt continuing violations ... plus six sections,� 05/27/89.

1989

11

28

CTFC Meeting, 06/01

Program Objectives, 4th Quarter FY 1989

�� Notebook contents with� following topics:�

������� -� Staffing report�

������� -� Program Highlights and Performance �������������� ������� Statistics

������� -� Ongoing Objectives

������� -� New Objectives�

������� -� 41 p., 12/05/88.

1989

11

29

CTFC Meeting, 06/29

CME / Pound Sterling Options

�� Memos RE Application of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for designation as a contract market to trade physical options on the British Pound Sterling, 06/14/89 and 06/22/89.

1989

11

30

CTFC Meeting, 06/29

CME / Pound Sterling , Mark, and Yen Euro-Rate

�� Memos :� Application of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for separate futures contract market designations on the��

������� (1) Pound Sterling Euro-Rate Differential,��

������� (2) the Japanese Yen Euro-Rate Differential, and

������� (3) the West German Deutsche Mark Euro-Rate Differential, 06/14/89.�

1989

11

31

CTFC Meeting, 12/09

Enforcement / McFarlin Trading Company

�� Memo :� John K. McFarlin, Jr. and McFarlin Trading Company, 10/23/91.

1989

11

32

Committee Meeting, 06/20

CME / Sale Practice Audit Program

�� Memo :� Follow-up review of the sales practice audit program of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Letter to the Joint Audit Committee, 06/14/89.�

1989

11

33

Committee Meeting, 06/20

Enforcement / Thomas J. Johnson

�� Memo :� From Division of Enforcement RE Proposed Respondent Thomas J. Johnson, 06/13/89.

1989

11

34

Committee Meeting, 06/20

Enforcement / Paul Sarnoff , Herbert Culpepper

�� Memo From Division of Enforcement :�� In the Matter of Paul Sarnoff and Herbert David Culpepper, CFTC Docket No. 88-32,� 06/13/89.

1989

11

35

Committee Meeting, 06/20

Enforcement / Stanford Management Corp.

�� Memo From Division of Enforcement :�� Harvey M. Bloch,� Recommendation that the Commission accept the offer of settlement submitted by Harvey M. Bloch in In the Matter of Stanford Management Corporation, et al., CFTC Docket No. 83-18,� 06/12/89.

1989

11

36

Committee Meeting, 06/20

Enforcement / Elliot Thaler, Richard S. Rogers

�� Memo from Jean A. Webb RE Enforcement Matters :� CTFC v. Gregory H. Sweem;�� Harvey M. Bloch;� Paul Sarnoff;� Thomas J. Johnson;� Elliot Thaler, document attached;�� Richard S. Rogers, document attached� 06/12/89.

1989

11

37

Committee Meeting, 06/20

Enforcement / Woodstock Trading Company

�� Memo From Division of� Enforcement RE� Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the State of Iowa ex rel. Craig A. Goettsch, Superintendent of Securities v. Gregory H. Sweem, a/k/a/ Gregg Sweem, individually and d/b/a/ Woodstock Trading Company, Woodstock, Inc., Woodstock Commodities, Woodstock International, and Sweem Trading company,� No. 88-152-B.� 06/12/89.

1989

11

38

Committee Meeting, 03/27

Enforcement / Steven C. Brenner

�� Memo From Division of� Enforcement RE� Steven C. Brenner, 03/20/90.

1990

11

39

Committee Meeting, 02/27

Commission Regulation 1.63

�� Memo From Division of� Trading and Markets RE Federal Register release adopting a final rule concerning service on certain self-regulatory organization committees by persons with disciplinary histories, 02/27/90.

1990


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