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S. 1673 - Safeguarding American Agriculture Act of 2012

Agriculture and food. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish the Office of Agriculture Inspection within the Department of Homeland Security, which shall be headed by the Assistant Commissioner for Agriculture Inspection, and for other purposes. (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.

Safeguarding American Agriculture Act of 2012

S. 1673 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to establish the Office of Agriculture Inspection within the Department of Homeland Security, which shall be headed by the Assistant Commissioner for Agriculture Inspection, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish the Office of Agriculture Inspection within the Department of Homeland Security, which shall be headed by the Assistant Commissioner for Agriculture Inspection, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Safeguarding American Agriculture Act of 2011
Sponsor
Daniel Akaka
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Agriculture and food
  • Agricultural trade
  • Animal and plant health
  • Border security and unlawful immigration
  • Customs enforcement
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
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    Major Actions
    Introduced10/06/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced10/06/2011
    10/06/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
    10/06/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S6340-6341)
    Put on a legislative calendar4/25/2012Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    11/26/2012Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Lieberman with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 112-240.
    Put on a legislative calendar11/26/2012Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 553.
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    21 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Safeguarding American Agriculture Act of 2012

    21 organizations supported this bill

    American Forest Foundation
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    American Nursery & Landscape Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers
    Office of Senator Feinstein (2011, October 6). Feinstein, Akaka Introduce Safeguarding American Agriculture Act. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from Dianne Feinstein United States Senator for California.
    California Farm Bureau Federation
    Office of Senator Feinstein (2011, October 6). Feinstein, Akaka Introduce Safeguarding American Agriculture Act. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from Dianne Feinstein United States Senator for California.
    Davey Institute
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    Greenspace-the Cambria Land Trust
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    International Maple Syrup Institute
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    Louisville Slugger
    Office of Senator Feinstein (2011, October 6). Feinstein, Akaka Introduce Safeguarding American Agriculture Act. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from Dianne Feinstein United States Senator for California.
    Massachusetts Association Of Campground Owners
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    National Association Of Exotic Pest Plant Councils
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
    National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (2011, October 25). Feinstein, Akaka Introduce Safeguarding American Agriculture Act. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from National Association of State Departments of Agriculture.
    National Treasury Employees Union
    National Treasury Employees Union (2012, April 25). NTEU Applauds Senate Committee’s Recognition of CBP Agriculture Specialists’ Vital Mission. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from National Treasury Employees Union.
    Nature Conservancy
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    North American Maple Syrup Council
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    Northwest Horticultural Council
    Northwest Horticultural Council (2012, June 6). Safeguarding American Agriculture Act of 2011 (S.1673). Retrieved August 16, 2012, from Northwest Horticultural Council.
    Oregon Invasive Species Council
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    Society of American Florists
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    Society Of Municipal Arborists
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    Sunkist Growers
    Sunkist (2011, October 13). Sunkist Endorses Safeguarding American Agriculture Act. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from Sunkist.
    Virginia Native Plant Society
    undersigned organizations (2012, January 3). Support Letter. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from American Tree Farm System.
    Western Growers
    Western Growers (2011, November 4). Feinstein Bill Aims to Beef up Pest Border Inspections. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from Western Growers.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$84,094$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$40,500$0
    John BarrassoRWY$51,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$248,280$0
    Mark BegichDAK$185,871$0
    Michael BennetDCO$331,724$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$18,733$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$155,056$0
    Roy BluntRMO$152,498$0
    John BoozmanRAR$55,300$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$511,042$0
    Scott BrownRMA$206,117$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$318,947$0
    Richard BurrRNC$90,967$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$232,713$0
    Ben CardinDMD$71,650$0
    Tom CarperDDE$41,184$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$124,745$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$364,675$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$27,400$0
    Tom CoburnROK$7,700$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$74,844$0
    Susan CollinsRME$135,769$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$42,900$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$63,148$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$83,050$0
    John CornynRTX$138,219$0
    Mike CrapoRID$82,350$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$48,700$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$126,791$0
    Mike EnziRWY$5,394$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$278,425$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$253,792$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$274,360$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$121,704$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$55,530$0
    Kay HaganDNC$140,297$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$153,595$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$48,200$0
    Dean HellerRNV$105,627$0
    John HoevenRND$45,050$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$17,630$0
    Jim InhofeROK$36,393$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$77,400$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$112,650$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$63,800$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$36,101$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$45,600$0
    John KerryDMA$61,170$0
    Mark KirkRIL$110,737$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$113,950$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$5,900$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$143,667$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$56,853$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$71,850$0
    Mike LeeRUT$2,850$0
    Carl LevinDMI$117,695$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$-2,500$0
    Dick LugarRIN$83,794$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$136,200$0
    John McCainRAZ$91,760$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$174,200$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$252,051$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$151,455$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$179,533$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$85,400$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$200,442$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$69,400$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$421,181$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$27,900$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$301,297$0
    Rand PaulRKY$44,320$0
    Rob PortmanROH$130,750$0
    Mark PryorDAR$88,600$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,010$0
    Harry ReidDNV$319,759$0
    Jim RischRID$61,564$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$147,609$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$113,600$0
    Marco RubioRFL$152,791$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$79,840$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$98,850$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$93,004$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$172,112$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$39,375$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$59,750$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$385,502$0
    Jon TesterDMT$434,515$0
    John ThuneRSD$103,064$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$93,842$0
    Mark UdallDCO$415,583$0
    Tom UdallDNM$248,101$0
    David VitterRLA$94,050$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$182,233$0
    Jim WebbDVA$14,500$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$129,720$0
    Roger WickerRMS$159,117$0
    Ron WydenDOR$178,999$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$84,094$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$40,500$0
    John BarrassoRWY$51,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$248,280$0
    Mark BegichDAK$185,871$0
    Michael BennetDCO$331,724$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$18,733$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$155,056$0
    Roy BluntRMO$152,498$0
    John BoozmanRAR$55,300$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$511,042$0
    Scott BrownRMA$206,117$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$318,947$0
    Richard BurrRNC$90,967$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$232,713$0
    Ben CardinDMD$71,650$0
    Tom CarperDDE$41,184$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$124,745$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$364,675$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$27,400$0
    Tom CoburnROK$7,700$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$74,844$0
    Susan CollinsRME$135,769$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$42,900$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$63,148$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$83,050$0
    John CornynRTX$138,219$0
    Mike CrapoRID$82,350$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$48,700$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$126,791$0
    Mike EnziRWY$5,394$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$278,425$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$253,792$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$274,360$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$121,704$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$55,530$0
    Kay HaganDNC$140,297$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$153,595$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$48,200$0
    Dean HellerRNV$105,627$0
    John HoevenRND$45,050$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$17,630$0
    Jim InhofeROK$36,393$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$77,400$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$112,650$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$63,800$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$36,101$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$45,600$0
    John KerryDMA$61,170$0
    Mark KirkRIL$110,737$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$113,950$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$5,900$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$143,667$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$56,853$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$71,850$0
    Mike LeeRUT$2,850$0
    Carl LevinDMI$117,695$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$-2,500$0
    Dick LugarRIN$83,794$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$136,200$0
    John McCainRAZ$91,760$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$174,200$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$252,051$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$151,455$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$179,533$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$85,400$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$200,442$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$69,400$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$421,181$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$27,900$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$301,297$0
    Rand PaulRKY$44,320$0
    Rob PortmanROH$130,750$0
    Mark PryorDAR$88,600$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,010$0
    Harry ReidDNV$319,759$0
    Jim RischRID$61,564$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$147,609$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$113,600$0
    Marco RubioRFL$152,791$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$79,840$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$98,850$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$93,004$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$172,112$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$39,375$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$59,750$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$385,502$0
    Jon TesterDMT$434,515$0
    John ThuneRSD$103,064$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$93,842$0
    Mark UdallDCO$415,583$0
    Tom UdallDNM$248,101$0
    David VitterRLA$94,050$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$182,233$0
    Jim WebbDVA$14,500$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$129,720$0
    Roger WickerRMS$159,117$0
    Ron WydenDOR$178,999$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Civil servant/public employee$3,716,611
    Environmental policy$3,082,567
    Forestry & Forest Products$1,838,277
    Federal employees unions$1,032,780
    Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$1,018,307
    Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$600,829
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$492,684
    Amusement/recreation centers$401,150
    Florists & Nursery Services$313,366
    Sporting goods sales & manufacturing$209,715
    Agriculture$194,773
    Public official (elected or appointed)$20,401
    Farm bureaus$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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