AGRICULTURE REFORM, FOOD, AND JOBS ACT

Amendments

Enact (H.R. 2642): agree to conference with the Senate (H. Res. 380), H6512 [11OC]

——— call on conferees to limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted gross income of the producer (H. Res. 379), consideration (H. Res. 380), H6512 [11OC]

——— call on conferees to restore Dept. of Agriculture authority to manage sugar supplies throughout the year, consideration (H. Res. 380), H6512 [11OC]

Enact (S. 954), S3592, S3617, S3618, S3619, S3620, S3621, S3622, S3623, S3624, S3626, S3627, S3628, S3629 [20MY], S3636, S3637, S3641, S3665, S3666, S3667, S3668, S3669, S3671, S3672, S3674, S3675, S3676, S3677, S3678, S3679, S3680, S3681, S3682, S3683, S3686, S3687, S3688, S3689, S3690, S3691, S3692, S3693, S3695, S3697 [21MY], S3713, S3716, S3717, S3727, S3749, S3768, S3769, S3770, S3771, S3772, S3773, S3774, S3775, S3776, S3777, S3780, S3781, S3782, S3785, S3786, S3787 [22MY], S3805, S3817, S3819, S3866, S3867, S3868, S3869, S3870, S3871, S3872, S3873, S3874 [23MY], S3900, S3901, S3909, S3910, S3911, S3912 [3JN], S3962, S3963 [4JN], S3965, S3966, S3967, S3968 [5JN], S3989 [6JN]

Appointments

Conferees: H.R. 2642, provisions, S6259 [1AU], S7085 [1OC], H6557 [12OC]

Bills and resolutions

Enact (see S. 10), S42 [22JA] (see S. 954), S3430 [14MY]

Enact (H.R. 2642): agree to conference with the Senate (see H. Res. 380), H6544 [11OC]

——— call on conferees to limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted gross income of the producer (see H. Res. 379), H6545 [11OC]

——— call on conferees to limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted gross income of the producer (H. Res. 379), consideration (see H. Res. 380), H6544 [11OC]

——— call on conferees to restore Dept. of Agriculture authority to manage sugar supplies throughout the year (see H. Res. 378), H6545 [11OC]

——— call on conferees to restore Dept. of Agriculture authority to manage sugar supplies throughout the year (H. Res. 378), consideration (see H. Res. 380), H6544 [11OC]

——— consideration of Senate amendment (see H. Res. 361), H5882 [26SE]

Cloture motions

Enact (S. 954), S3949 [4JN], S3976 [6JN]

Letters

Provisions: Bob Stallman, American Farm Bureau Federation, H6515 [11OC]

——— Roger Johnson, National Farmers Union, H6515 [11OC]

——— several agriculture, conservation, rural development, finance, forestry, energy, and crop insurance groups, H6516 [11OC]

——— several agriculture organizations, S3975 [6JN]

Motions

Enact (H.R. 2642), H6514 [11OC], H6978 [12NO]

Enact (S. 954), S3519 [15MY]

Remarks in House

Agriculture: permanently suspend application of certain price support authority, H6515H6520 [11OC]

——— reform sugar price support program, H6520H6527 [11OC]

Dept. of Agriculture: cap Farm Risk Management Election Program spending at certain level for first 5 years in which payments are dispersed, H6508 [11OC]

——— disclose names of Members of Congress, Cabinet members, or related entities receiving crop insurance premium subsidies, H6508 [11OC]

——— improve Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, H6488 [10OC]

——— reform crop insurance program, H6487 [10OC], H6595 [15OC]

——— reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commodity distribution programs, and other food and nutrition programs, H5939, H5942, H5943 [28SE], H6507H6512 [11OC], E1501 [11OC]

——— repeal rule and nutrition standards that impose caloric limits in the national school lunch and breakfast programs, H6488, H6489 [10OC]

——— require reauthorization of discretionary programs, H6508 [11OC]

——— Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, H4815, H4816 [19JY], H6529 [11OC], H6907 [30OC], H7057 [14NO], H7399 [3DE], H7453 [4DE], H7632 [11DE]

Enact (H.R. 2642), H4815, H4816 [19JY], H5076 [25JY], H5384, H5386 [2AU], H5844 [26SE], H6263 [4OC], H6350 [8OC], H6465, H6482H6489, H6491 [10OC], H6514 [11OC], H6595 [15OC], H6608 [16OC], H6695, H6759 [23OC], H6907 [30OC], H7057 [14NO], H7145, H7147 [15NO], H7399 [3DE], H7453, H7459 [4DE], H7632 [11DE], H8134 [26DE], E1483 [10OC], E1501 [11OC], E1794 [5DE]

——— agree to conference with the Senate (H. Res. 380), H6505H6514 [11OC]

——— call on conferees to limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted gross income of the producer (H. Res. 379), H6527H6532 [11OC], E1527 [16OC]

——— call on conferees to limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted gross income of the producer (H. Res. 379), consideration (H. Res. 380), H6505H6514 [11OC]

——— call on conferees to restore Dept. of Agriculture authority to manage sugar supplies throughout the year (H. Res. 378), H6520H6527 [11OC]

——— call on conferees to restore Dept. of Agriculture authority to manage sugar supplies throughout the year, consideration (H. Res. 380), H6505H6514 [11OC]

——— consideration of Senate amendment (H. Res. 361), H5938H5946 [28SE]

——— motion to instruct conferees, H6515H6520 [11OC]

Federal aid programs: reauthorize nutrition programs for the same duration as farm programs, H6515H6520 [11OC]

Remarks in Senate

Agriculture: reform direct payment program, S6162 [1AU]

——— reform sugar price support program, S3639, S3640 [21MY], S3709, S3722, S3732, S3734S3736, S3746 [22MY]

CFTC: investigate manipulation of fuel prices, S3638 [21MY]

——— take certain actions to reduce excessive speculation in energy markets, S3638 [21MY]

Citrus Disease Research and Development Trust Fund: establish, S4045, S4046 [10JN]

Dept. of Agriculture: allow Indian tribes to participate in certain soil and water conservation programs, S3636 [21MY]

——— allow States to deputize certain nonprofit organizations and area agencies on aging to conduct Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program interviews for senior citizens, S3731 [22MY]

——— approval process for genetically modified crops, S3820 [23MY], S3946, S3947 [4JN]

——— authorize producers on a farm to produce fruits and vegetables for processing on the base acres of the farm, S3732 [22MY]

——— clarify regulations relative to the importation of seeds, S4047 [10JN]

——— conduct study to propose method for voluntary crop insurance program for seafood harvesters, S4207 [11JN]

——— eliminate Adverse Marketing Payments Program, S3825 [23MY], S3979 [6JN], S8616 [11DE]

——— ensure rural areas receiving grants and loans for broadband telecommunications services do not already have access to broadband, S3938 [4JN]

——— establish a pilot program for ultra-high-speed Internet in rural areas, S4029, S4051 [10JN], S4473 [13JN]

——— establish a pilot project to eliminate purchases of unhealthful foods and beverages under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, S3939 [4JN]

——— establish programs to support fisheries, S4048 [10JN], S4207 [11JN]

——— evaluate and consolidate duplicative nutrition programs, S3934 [4JN]

——— improve and extend the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, S3642, S3646 [21MY]

——— improve organic agriculture, S3610 [20MY]

——— improve Regional Conservation Partnership Program, S4206 [11JN]

——— improve the crop insurance program, S3890 [3JN]

——— improve the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, S3824 [23MY], S3980 [6JN], S4207 [11JN]

——— limit conservation program payments based on adjusted gross income of the producer, S3933, S3934 [4JN]

——— limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted gross income of the producer, S3722 [22MY], S3817S3820 [23MY]

——— Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Project funding, S3901 [3JN], S4401 [12JN]

——— modify crop insurance eligibility requirements to include compliance with conservation laws, S4207 [11JN]

——— modify eligibility requirements for participation in the Agricultural Water Enhancement Program, S3751 [22MY]

——— modify the definition of the term biobased product, S4046, S4047 [10JN]

——— prohibit individuals convicted of certain violent crimes from participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, S3646 [21MY]

——— prohibit individuals convicted of tax evasion from receiving any benefits from Government assistance programs, S3933, S3934 [4JN]

——— prohibit payment of crop insurance premiums for tobacco, S3594, S3595 [20MY], S3805, S3806, S3809, S3816 [23MY]

——— provide homebound seniors and disabled persons access to grocery delivery through Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, S3722 [22MY]

——— repeal a duplicative inspection and grading program for catfish, S3931 [4JN], S4047 [10JN]

——— repeal automatic implementation of permanent laws establishing production limitations, market quotas, and price supports tied to parity prices, S4047 [10JN]

——— repeal the nutrition entitlement programs and establish a food stamp block grant program, S3714S3716 [22MY], S3826 [23MY]

——— require a certain percentage of Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funds be used for affordable food for children and at-risk families, food safety, crop protection, and specialty crop production, S3935 [4JN]

——— require research and development relative to crop insurance for alfalfa and report on results of such study, S3890, S3900 [3JN]

——— study impact of global warming on agriculture, S3731 [22MY]

——— Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, S3593, S3610 [20MY], S3750 [22MY], S4049 [10JN], S7693 [31OC], S8541, S8545 [9DE], S8616 [11DE], S8887 [17DE]

——— Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding through reductions in crop insurance reimbursements to providers, S3637, S3647 [21MY]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit replacement of existing coding system for disease and diagnosis classifications in implementing Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards, S3939 [4JN]

Enact (H.R. 2642), S5794 [18JY], S6162, S6163 [1AU], S6500, S6501 [17SE], S6568 [18SE], S6613 [19SE], S6871 [24SE], S7037 [30SE], S7341 [9OC], S7375 [10OC], S7395S7397, S7402 [11OC], S7648S7650 [30OC], S7693 [31OC], S8541, S8545 [9DE], S8616, S8631 [11DE], S8723, S8751 [12DE], S8787, S8796, S8805 [13DE], S8887 [17DE], S9090 [20DE]

——— House amendment, S7084 [1OC]

——— insert S. 954 language in lieu, S5794 [18JY]

——— unanimous-consent agreement, S5794 [18JY]

Enact (S. 954), S3589, S3591S3595, S3597, S3610 [20MY], S3634S3648, S3652 [21MY], S3709, S3712S3717, S3722S3736, S3745S3752 [22MY], S3796, S3797, S3805, S3806, S3809, S3816S3826 [23MY], S3890, S3895S3897, S3900, S3901 [3JN], S3915, S3923S3925, S3931S3940, S3946, S3947 [4JN], S3970, S3971, S3975, S3976, S3979S3981 [6JN], S4029, S4043S4053 [10JN], S4206 [11JN], S4401 [12JN], S4473 [13JN], S4757 [20JN], S4987 [24JN], S5601 [10JY], S5705 [16JY]

——— motion to proceed, S3519 [15MY]

——— order to print, S4432 [12JN]

——— unanimous-consent agreement, S3523 [15MY], S3949 [4JN]

EPA: prohibit release of sensitive data relative to livestock producers, S3751 [22MY]

FCC: prohibit universal service support of commercial mobile service through the Lifeline program, S3645 [21MY]

Federal employees: prohibit performance awards in the Senior Executive Service during sequestration periods, S3939 [4JN]

FEMA: prevent National Flood Insurance Program premium rate increases until completion of study on affordability of premiums, S3932, S3936 [4JN]

Food: allow States to require labels on any food, beverage, or other edible products sold that contain, or are produced with, a genetically engineered material, S3731, S3750 [22MY], S3796, S3797 [23MY]

NLRB: permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees who are working under a union contract, S4207 [11JN]

Stabenow, Senator: tribute to personal staff who worked on S. 954, provisions, S4043 [10JN]

Reports filed

Agree to Conference With the Senate on H.R. 2642, Provisions: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 380) (H. Rept. 113–244), H6544 [11OC]

Consideration of H. Res. 378, Call on Conferees to H.R. 2642, Provisions, To Restore Authority To Manage Sugar Supplies: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 380) (H. Rept. 113–244), H6544 [11OC]

Consideration of H. Res. 379, Call on Conferees to H.R. 2642, Provisions, To Limit Crop Insurance Premium Subsidies Based on Income: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 380) (H. Rept. 113–244), H6544 [11OC]

Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 2642, Provisions: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 361) (H. Rept. 113–231), H5882 [26SE]

Provisions: Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (Senate) (S. 954), S3429 [14MY]

——— Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (Senate) (S. 954) (S. Rept. 113–88), S6295 [9SE]

Texts of

H. Res. 361, consideration of Senate amendment to H.R. 2642, provisions, H5938 [28SE]

H. Res. 378, call on conferees to H.R. 2642, provisions, to restore Dept. of Agriculture authority to manage sugar supplies throughout the year, H6520 [11OC]

H. Res. 379, call on conferees to H.R. 2642, provisions, to limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted gross income of the producer, H6527 [11OC]

H. Res. 380, agree to conference with the Senate on H.R. 2642, provisions, H6505 [11OC]

H. Res. 380, consideration of H. Res. 378, call on conferees to H.R. 2642, provisions, to restore Dept. of Agriculture authority to manage sugar supplies throughout the year, H6505 [11OC]

H. Res. 380, consideration of H. Res. 379, call on conferees to H.R. 2642, provisions, to limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted gross income of the producer, H6505 [11OC]

S. 10, provisions, S48S156 [22JA]

S. 954, provisions, S4232S4349 [11JN]