Baylor University Poage Library

Box 15 - 16


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 :� Commission Subjects

Boxes 15 - 16 :� 43 folders

Box

File

Folder Title

Folder Sub-title

Notes and Publications

Year

15

1

Advisory Committee

CFTC - State Cooperation, 06/24

�� Advisory Committee Agenda, 07/22/86.

�� Certificate of Accuracy, 07/24/86.

�� Committee Minutes, 33 p., 07/24/86.

1986

15

2

Advisory Committee

CFTC - State Cooperation, 10/08

�� Certificate of Accuracy, 10/08/87.

�� Committee Minutes, 43 p., 10/08/87.

1987

15

3

Advisory Committee

CFTC - State Cooperation, 02/05

�� Certificate of Accuracy, 02/05/87.

�� Committee Minutes, 34 p., 02/05/87.

1987

15

4

Advisory Committee

CFTC - State Cooperation, 09/14

�� Certificate of Accuracy, 09/14/88.

�� Committee Minutes, 29 p., 09/14/88.

1988

15

5

Advisory Committee

CFTC - State Cooperation, 04/11

�� Certificate of Accuracy, 04/11/89.

�� Committee Minutes, 23 p., 04/11/89.

1989

15

6

Advisory Committee

CFTC - State Cooperation, 11/14

�� Certificate of Accuracy, 11/14/89.

�� Committee Minutes, 24 p., 11/14/89.

1989

15

7

Advisory Committee

CFTC - State Cooperation, 02/21

�� Certificate of Accuracy, 02/21/91.

�� Committee Minutes, 28 p., 02/21/91.

1991

15

8

Advisory Committee

CFTC - State Cooperation, 11/21

�� Certificate of Accuracy, 11/21/91.

�� Committee Minutes, 29 p., 11/21/91.

1991

15

9

Advisory Committee

CFTC - State Cooperation, 05/12

�� Certificate of Accuracy, 05/12/92.

�� Committee Minutes, 24 p., 05/12/92.

1992

15

10

Agriculture Appropriations Bill

FY 1985

�� Memo from David A. Ebersole, Office of Congressional & Governmental Affairs RE FY 1985 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, 09/20/84.

�� Letter from Kika de la Garza to Jamie L. Whitten, House Committee on Appropriations, 09/17/84.

1984

15

11

AMEX

Gold Bullion Contract Applications

�� Memo from Division of Trading and Markets / Division of Economic Analysis RE Application of the Amex Commodities corporation for designation as a contract market in options on physical gold bullion, 02/06/85.

�� Board Broker Questions, n.d.

�� Letter from Jean A. Webb to Nathan Most, Amex Commodities Corporation, and Marc L. Berman, Intermarket Clearning� Corporation, RE Options on Gold Bullion, ??/??/85.

�� Letter from Thomas R. Donovan, CBOT, to Jean A. Webb, CFTC, RE Amex Commodities Corporation gold� bullion option contract, 33 p., 01/10/85.

Letter from Arnold F. Staloff, Philadelphia Board of Trade to Jean A. Webb, CFTC, RE Amex Commodities Corporation gold� bullion option contract,� 5 p., 01/30/85.

�� Letter from Kenneth R. Leibler, American Stock Exchange, to Jean A Webb, CFTC, RE Amex Commodities Corporation gold� bullion option contract, 8 p., 02/05/85.

1985

15

12

AMEX

Gold Bullion Contract Applications

�� Staff Document

�� Memo from Division of Trading and Markets / Division of Economic Analysis RE Application of the Amex Commodities corporation for designation as a contract market in options on physical gold bullion, 150+ p., 02/06/85.

1985

15

13

AMEX

Gold Bullion Contract Applications

��� Memos from Division of Trading and Markets / Division of Economic Analysis RE Application of the Amex Commodities corporation for designation as a contract market in options on physical gold bullion, Attachment A.� 44 p.; Attachment B, 106 p., [02/06/85].� [Duplicate of material in previous folder.]

1985

15

14

AMEX

Options on Gold Bullion

���� Application of the Amex Commodities Corporation for designation as a contract market in options on physical gold bullion,� ���� 72 p., 02/15/85.

1985

15

15

AMEX

Two Year US Treasury Note Futures

��� Memos from Division of Trading and Markets� and Division of Economic Analysis RE Application of the Amex Commodities Corporation for designation as a contract market to trade futures contracts on two-year U.S. Treasury Notes, 11/13/89 and 11/14/89.

1989

15

16

Anspacher & Associates

v. Henderson, et al., Court Opinion

�� Informational

�� Memo from Marshall E. Hanbury, General Counsel RE Recent opinion in Anspacher & Associates, Inc. v. Henderson, et al., 08/11/88.

1988

15

17

Arbitrage

Computrized

�� Article : Salomon Exec Proposes halt in Computrized Argitrage, Investor�s Daily, p. 25, 05/10/88

1988

15

18

Arbitrage

London

�� International Stock Exchange, London, Quality of Markets Quarterly, Winter 1987/88.�� Reports insufficient amount of arbitrage in London.� Attached memo dated 02/22/88.

1988

15

19

Arbitration

U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

Letter from Andrea M. Corcoran to Robert K. Wilmouth, National Futures Association RE National Futures Association Arbitration Program, 09/02/87.

�� Article :� U.S. Supreme Court Opinions in Shearson/American Express, Inc. v. McMahon, Bureau of National Affairs publication, photocopy, 06/12/87.� ��

�� Article :� Arbitration after McMahon : Opportunity to unify securities and commodities processes by Richard A. Miller, from Commodities Law Letter, vol VII, Nos. 5 & 6, July/August 1987

1987

15

20

Arbitration

�� Articles from Securities Arbitration Commentator :� What Appeal, Arbitrability?� August 1988 ; Adjournments :� �The Arbitration Virus,� January 1989 ; Rodriques de Quijas v. Shearson : Arbitrability of claim under Section 12 (2) of the 1933 Act before the Supreme Court, November 1988 ;� SEC Approves New Arbitration Rules, May 1989 ;� The SRO Arbitrator�s Manual : An Opening Inquiry, Do the SRO�s show an industry bias? August 1989 .

�� Articles from Commodities Law Letter :� New NFA Arbitration Rules Approved : allow punitives, formalize discovery, and expand jurisdiction, August 1989 ; Guide to Commodity futures Arbitration Procedures, July-August 1982 ; Customer v. Broker : What forum to choose, July-August 1986 ;� Arbitration before the National Futures Association, January-February 1987.

�� Syllabus, Supreme Court of the United States : Rodriguez de Quijas et al. v. Shearson / American Express, Inc., 05/15/89.

�� Statement of Marshall J. Breger, Administrative Conference of the United States �to the Committee on the Judiciary�on H.R. 2497, The Administrative Dispute Resolution Act, 01/31/90.

�� Statement of William P. Barr, Assistant Attorney General�before the �Committee on the Judiciary�regarding the use of alternative dispute resolution by federal agencies, 01/31/90.

�� Report by Harold H. Bruff, UT Law professor, to the Administrative Conference :� Public programs, private deciders : the constitutionality of arbitration in Federal Programs, n.d.

�� Article by Laura M. Oatney : Futures industry sefl-regulatory group offers arbitration program : Cracks down on commodity crooks, n.d.

�� Article : NFA Arbitration : an insdier�s view, National Futures Association News Facts Actions, March, 1986.

�� Article :� Futures traders find resourse in arbitration : some discover mediation is a speedier method of ending disputes than filing suit, 04/05/88.

1989

16

21

Audit Trail

�� CFTC meeting minutes RE Time Stamping -- Audit Trail, 64 p., 12/20/84.

�� Memo, Division of Trading and Markets RE Thirty-minute bracketing and exchange audit trail systems, 41 p., 09/26/84.

�� Speech, John J. Conheeney, RE Fraud / Audit Trail,� 6 p., 03/02-07/84.� ����

�� CFTC paper, A Study of the nature, extent and effects of futures trading by persons possessing material, nonpublic information, 09/00/84.� Selected pages dealing with Audit Trail.

1984

16

22

Audit Trail

�� Letter from Craig A. Simmons, USGAO, to Susan M. Phillips, CFTC, RE audit trail systems, 12/20/85. ���� �� Letter from Richard G. Ketchum, US SEC, to Jean A. Webb, CFTC, RE audit trail, 05/15/85.

1985

16

23

Audit Trail

�� Audit Trail Notes, 01/00/86.

�� Letter from Susan M. Phillips to Richard G. Lugar, U.S. Senate, 03/13/86.

�� Letter from CBOT and CME to Susan M. Phillips, 03/04/86.

�� Letter from Wendy L. Gramm to Susan Phillips, 05/22/86.

�� CFTC meeting minutes RE Audit Trail, 01/14/86.

�� Pamphlet, Office of Investigations and Audits , CBOT, n.d.

�� Booklet, Computerized Trade Reconstruction, CME / CBOT, n.d.

�� Booklet, CTR Plus, BCOT, 06/00/87.

�� Booklet, Audit Trail Enhancements, Proposed final amendments to Commission Regulation 1.35, 01/14/86.

1986

16

24

Audit Trail

Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, and Rural Development

�� Audit Trail reviews�, 05/24/89.

Status of Audit Trails�, 05/24/89

1989

16

25

Bankruptcy Rules

Judicial Advisory Committee� on Bankruptcy

�� Informational memo from Kenneth M. Raisler, General Counsel RE Recent changes to bankruptcy rules adopted by the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules, 09/02/86.

1986

16

26

Brody, Alan J.

Regulation of Trading of Off-Exchange Instruments

�� Statement, Alan J. Brody, President, Commodity Exchange, NY, Hearings on Regulation of Trading of Off-Exchange Instruments before the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, and Rural Development of the Committee on Agriculture, 03/20/85.

1985

16

27

Brady, Nicholas F.

Securities Industry Association remarks

�� Remarks by Nicholas F. Brady, Secretary of the Treasury before the Securities Industry Association, 12/02/89.

1989

16

28

Brady, Nicholas F.

Correspondence with Kika de la Garza

�� Letter from Nicholas F. Brady, Secretary of the Treasury, to Kika de la Garza, Committee on Agriculture, 02/26/91.

1991

16

29

Brady Commission

Stock Market crash

�� Article, Proxmire Assails report on stock fall, 05/25/88.

�� Congressional Record, a Quick-Fix legislative response to the stock market crash is unwise, 05/11/88.

1988

16

30

Briefing Book

Update materials

�� Memo from Dave Ebersole RE Briefing Book Update Materials, 01/29/86

1986

16

31

Broker Association

Registration

�� Memo , Division of Trading and Markets RE Proposed Part 156 -- Registration of Broker Associations, 03/21/90. 2 copies.

1990

16

32

Broker Association

Study

�� Memo , Division of Trading and Markets RE� Broker Association Study, 01/04/90.

�� Study on Broker Association, Division of Trading and Markets,� 74 p., 01/04/90.

1990

16

33

Bush Task Group

Regulation of Financial Services

�� Memo , Susan M. Phillips RE Bush Task Group, 12/29/83.��

�� Memo for the Task Group on the Regulation of Financial Services RE Coordination of the Functions of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. [12/00/83].

1983

16

34

Capital Interpretation

Interpretation Letter No. 92-17

�� News release, CFTC Division of Trading and Markets Advisory, CFTC Division Issues Interpretation of Capital, 10/28/92.

1992

16

35

Capital Markets Competition, Stability, and Fairness Act

Answers to Questions

�� Memo, Bryce L. Harlow to Donald W. Riegle, Jr. U.S. Senate with attachment :� Answers to Questions from Senators Garn and Meinz RE Capital Markets Competition, Stability, and Fairness Act of 1990.

1990

16

36

Capital Briefing

Capital rules

�� Memo, Andrea M. Corcoran RE Capital Briefing, 05/18/87.�

1987

16

37

Capital Briefing

Capital rules

�� Memo, Andrea M. Corcoran RE Capital Briefing, 05/18/87.�� Duplicate of previous folder.�

1987

16

38

Carabini, Louis E.

Statement

�� Statement of Louis E. Carabini, Monex International, 09/18/85.

1985

16

39

CBOT

Aurora EOS Trading system

�� AURORA :� The dawn of a new age in international trading, CBOT, 00/00/89.

1989

16

40

CBOT

Corn

�� Pure corn, 24 p. [1991].�

1991

16

41

CBOT

Corn Futures

�� Staff Document

�� Memo,� Divisions of Trading and Markets and Economic Analysis RE Application of the Chicago Board of Trade of designation as a contract market to trade options on corn Futures Contracts, 01/22/85.�

�� Pure corn, 24 p. [1991].

1985

16

42

CBOT

Municipal Bond Index

�� Staff Document

�� Memo,� Divisions of� Economic Analysis RE Application of the Chicago Board of Trade fordesignation as a contract market in Long-Term Municipal Bond Index futures, 52 p. + attachments, 05/22/85.�

1985

16

43

CBOT

Silver Options

�� Staff Document

�� Memo,� Divisions of Trading and Markets and Economic Analysis RE Application of the Chicago Board of Trade of designation as a contract market in options on Silver Futures contracts, 24 p. + attachments, 02/04/85.�

1985


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