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S. 221 - Fair Contracts for Growers Act of 2007

Law. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, to provide for greater fairness in the arbitration process relating to livestock and poultry contracts. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fair Contracts for Growers Act of 2007

S. 221 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, to provide for greater fairness in the arbitration process relating to livestock and poultry contracts. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, to provide for greater fairness in the arbitration process relating to livestock and poultry contracts.
Other Titles
  • Fair Contracts for Growers Act of 2007
Sponsor
Charles Grassley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
  • Business
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Contracts
  • Food
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Livestock
  • Poultry
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    Major Actions
    Introduced1/09/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/09/2007
    1/09/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S291-292)
    1/09/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Put on a legislative calendar5/17/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
    10/04/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. With written report No. 110-190. Additional and Minority views filed.
    Put on a legislative calendar10/04/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 410.
    10/15/2007Star Print ordered on the reported bill.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $68,085,322
    $6,850
    $385,792
    $68,477,964
    $0
    10 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Fair Contracts for Growers Act of 2007

    10 organizations supported this bill

    Alliance for Justice
    (n.d.). Alliance for Justice. Retrieved n.d., from .
    American Association for Justice
    (n.d.). American Association for Justice. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety
    (n.d.). Consumer for Auto Reliability and Safety (CARS). Retrieved n.d., from .
    Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings
    (n.d.). Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Association of Consumer Advocates
    (n.d.). National Association of Consumer Advocates. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Employment Lawyers Association
    (n.d.). National Employment Lawyers Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Public Citizen
    (n.d.). Public Citizen. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Rural Advancement Foundation International
    (n.d.). The Rural Advancement Foundation International - USA. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
    (n.d.). Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
    U.S. PIRG
    (n.d.). U.S. Public Interest Research Group. Retrieved n.d., from .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$136,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$479,800$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$5,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$625,011$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,186,705$0
    Bob BennettRUT$138,826$0
    Joe BidenDDE$2,084,772$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$409,728$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$469,333$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,478,094$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,268,758$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$84,001$0
    Jim BunningRKY$222,149$0
    Richard BurrRNC$514,521$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$223,176$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,147,346$0
    Ben CardinDMD$960,065$0
    Tom CarperDDE$338,788$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$3,053,400$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$773,309$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$4,254,188$0
    Tom CoburnROK$88,940$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$209,264$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$779,486$0
    Susan CollinsRME$418,630$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$470,015$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$575,960$0
    John CornynRTX$1,297,733$0
    Larry CraigRID$40,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$146,237$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$568,898$0
    Chris DoddDCT$684,102$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$555,241$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$110,350$0
    Byron DorganDND$310,451$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,593,392$0
    John EnsignRNV$255,345$0
    Mike EnziRWY$48,501$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$683,071$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$648,088$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,239,049$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$282,568$0
    Judd GreggRNH$109,187$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$61,150$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$561,157$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$442,794$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$724,521$0
    Jim InhofeROK$154,399$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$224,593$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$610,511$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$238,797$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$971,448$0
    John KerryDMA$355,731$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$899,266$0
    Herb KohlDWI$500$0
    Jon KylRAZ$720,172$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$1,165,169$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$794,882$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$532,079$0
    Carl LevinDMI$674,076$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,067,106$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$398,510$0
    Chester Trent LottRMS$174,397$0
    Dick LugarRIN$344,840$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$1,057,037$0
    John McCainRAZ$121,075$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,319,693$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$810,677$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,916,799$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$281,687$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$224,970$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$738,825$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$447,835$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,357,387$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$2,121,907$0
    Mark PryorDAR$618,351$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$362,723$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,123,774$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$207,828$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$647,774$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$1,484,205$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$97,849$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,064,468$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$413,689$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$725,824$0
    Gordon SmithROR$451,685$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$140,085$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$2,412,630$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,239,344$0
    Ted StevensRAK$248,591$0
    John SununuRNH$263,214$0
    Jon TesterDMT$437,871$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$33,665$0
    John ThuneRSD$433,861$0
    David VitterRLA$532,749$0
    George VoinovichROH$563,034$0
    John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$523,217$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$706,808$0
    Ron WydenDOR$261,257$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$136,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$479,800$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$5,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$625,011$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,186,705$0
    Bob BennettRUT$138,826$0
    Joe BidenDDE$2,084,772$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$409,728$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$469,333$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,478,094$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,268,758$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$84,001$0
    Jim BunningRKY$222,149$0
    Richard BurrRNC$514,521$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$223,176$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,147,346$0
    Ben CardinDMD$960,065$0
    Tom CarperDDE$338,788$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$3,053,400$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$773,309$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$4,254,188$0
    Tom CoburnROK$88,940$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$209,264$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$779,486$0
    Susan CollinsRME$418,630$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$470,015$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$575,960$0
    John CornynRTX$1,297,733$0
    Larry CraigRID$40,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$146,237$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$568,898$0
    Chris DoddDCT$684,102$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$555,241$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$110,350$0
    Byron DorganDND$310,451$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,593,392$0
    John EnsignRNV$255,345$0
    Mike EnziRWY$48,501$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$683,071$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$648,088$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,239,049$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$282,568$0
    Judd GreggRNH$109,187$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$61,150$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$561,157$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$442,794$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$724,521$0
    Jim InhofeROK$154,399$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$224,593$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$610,511$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$238,797$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$971,448$0
    John KerryDMA$355,731$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$899,266$0
    Herb KohlDWI$500$0
    Jon KylRAZ$720,172$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$1,165,169$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$794,882$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$532,079$0
    Carl LevinDMI$674,076$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,067,106$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$398,510$0
    Chester Trent LottRMS$174,397$0
    Dick LugarRIN$344,840$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$1,057,037$0
    John McCainRAZ$121,075$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,319,693$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$810,677$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,916,799$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$281,687$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$224,970$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$738,825$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$447,835$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,357,387$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$2,121,907$0
    Mark PryorDAR$618,351$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$362,723$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,123,774$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$207,828$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$647,774$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$1,484,205$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$97,849$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,064,468$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$413,689$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$725,824$0
    Gordon SmithROR$451,685$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$140,085$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$2,412,630$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,239,344$0
    Ted StevensRAK$248,591$0
    John SununuRNH$263,214$0
    Jon TesterDMT$437,871$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$33,665$0
    John ThuneRSD$433,861$0
    David VitterRLA$532,749$0
    George VoinovichROH$563,034$0
    John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$523,217$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$706,808$0
    Ron WydenDOR$261,257$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$68,085,322
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$385,792
    Consumer groups$6,850

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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