H.R. 2642 - Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act

Agriculture and food. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The president has signed the bill. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act

H.R. 2642 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Farm bill
  • Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
  • Chesapeake Bay Accountability and Recovery Act of 2013
  • Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013
  • Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
  • Chesapeake Bay Accountability and Recovery Act of 2013
  • Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013
  • Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
Sponsor
Frank D. Lucas
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Agriculture and food
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Administrative remedies
    • Agricultural conservation and pollution
    • Agricultural education
    • Agricultural marketing and promotion
    • Agricultural practices and innovations
    • Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
    • Agricultural research
    • Agricultural trade
    • Alternative and renewable resources
    • Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration
    • Animal and plant health
    • Aquaculture
    • Atmospheric science and weather
    • Aviation and airports
    • Bank accounts, deposits, capital
    • Birds
    • Business investment and capital
    • Business records
    • Canada
    • Cemeteries and funerals
    • Chesapeake Bay
    • Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
    • Congressional oversight
    • Consumer affairs
    • Dams and canals
    • Delta Regional Authority
    • Department of Agriculture
    • Disaster relief and insurance
    • Ecology
    • Economic development
    • Economic performance and conditions
    • Education programs funding
    • Educational technology and distance education
    • Electric power generation and transmission
    • Emergency communications systems
    • Endangered and threatened species
    • Energy efficiency and conservation
    • Energy research
    • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
    • Environmental regulatory procedures
    • Farmland
    • Federal officials
    • Fires
    • Fishes
    • Food assistance and relief
    • Food industry and services
    • Food supply, safety, and labeling
    • Foreign aid and international relief
    • Forests, forestry, trees
    • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
    • Free trade and trade barriers
    • Fruit and vegetables
    • General agriculture matters
    • Government buildings, facilities, and property
    • Government information and archives
    • Government lending and loan guarantees
    • Government studies and investigations
    • Grain
    • Great Lakes
    • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
    • Health technology, devices, supplies
    • Higher education
    • Horticulture and plants
    • Indian lands and resources rights
    • Infrastructure development
    • International organizations and cooperation
    • Internet and video services
    • Labor standards
    • Land transfers
    • Land use and conservation
    • Licensing and registrations
    • Lighting and heating
    • Livestock
    • Marine and inland water transportation
    • Meat
    • Medical research
    • Migrant, seasonal, agricultural labor
    • Minority and disadvantaged businesses
    • Minority education
    • Nutrition and diet
    • Oil and gas
    • Performance measurement
    • Pest management
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • Public participation and lobbying
    • Research administration and funding
    • Research and development
    • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
    • Roads and highways
    • Rural conditions and development
    • Seafood
    • Small business
    • Solid waste and recycling
    • Technology transfer and commercialization
    • Telephone and wireless communication
    • Texas
    • Trade agreements and negotiations
    • User charges and fees
    • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
    • Veterinary medicine and animal diseases
    • Virginia
    • Water quality
    • Water use and supply
    • Watersheds
    • Wetlands
    • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced7/10/2013
    Referred to Committee
    Passed House7/11/2013
    Passed Senate7/18/2013
    Passed House1/29/2014
    Passed Senate2/04/2014
    Signed by President2/07/2014
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseTable Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair: H R 2642 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act7/11/2013This motion PASSED the House
    226 voted YES 189 voted NO 20 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseTable Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair: H R 2642 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act7/11/2013This motion PASSED the House
    221 voted YES 181 voted NO 33 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 20137/11/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    198 voted YES 226 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseH.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 20137/11/2013This bill PASSED the House
    216 voted YES 208 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 201310/12/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    195 voted YES 204 voted NO 33 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseH.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 20131/29/2014This bill PASSED the House
    251 voted YES 166 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateCloture on H.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 20132/03/2014This motion PASSED the Senate
    72 voted YES 22 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateH.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 20132/04/2014This bill PASSED the Senate
    68 voted YES 32 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced7/10/2013
    7/10/2013Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
    7/10/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 295 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2642 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
    7/11/2013Rule H. Res. 295 passed House.
    7/11/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 295.
    7/11/2013Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2642 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
    7/11/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2642.
    7/11/2013POINT OF ORDER - Mr. Watt raised a point of order against the ruling of the Chair regarding what constitutes embellishment of a unanimous consent request. The point of order was overruled.
    7/11/2013Mr. Watt appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
    7/11/2013Mr. Lucas moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair
    7/11/2013WORDS TAKEN DOWN - During the course of debate, exception was taken to certain words used and a demand was made to have words taken down. Subsequently, the demand was withdrawn.
    7/11/2013DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H.R. 2642.
    7/11/2013POINT OF ORDER - Mr. Thompson (MS) raised a point of order against the ruling of the Chair regarding what constitutes embellishment of a unanimous consent request. The point of order was overruled.
    7/11/2013Mr. Thompson (MS) appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
    7/11/2013The previous question was ordered without objection.
    7/11/2013Ms. Esty moved to recommit with instructions to Agriculture.
    7/11/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct annual audits of the food regulatory systems for each country that is eligible to export meat, poultry, or egg products to the United States. The motion would also give the Secretary the authority to transfer funds from any Department of Agriculture account to the Food Safety and Inspection Service account in order to address any food safety emergency.
    7/11/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    select this voteVote7/11/2013Table Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair: H R 2642 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
    select this voteVote7/11/2013Table Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair: H R 2642 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
    select this voteVote7/11/2013On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/11/2013H.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
    Put on a legislative calendar7/16/2013Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 136.
    7/18/2013Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    7/18/2013Senate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S. 954 amended.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage7/18/2013Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    7/18/2013Senate insisted on its amendment, requested a conference.
    7/18/2013See also S. 954.
    8/01/2013Senate appointed conferees Stabenow; Leahy; Harkin; Baucus; Brown; Klobuchar; Bennet; Cochran; Chambliss; Roberts; Boozman; Hoeven.
    8/02/2013Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    9/28/2013House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment pursuant to H.Res. 361.
    9/30/2013Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
    10/01/2013Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    10/01/2013Senate disagreed to the House amendment to Senate amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    10/01/2013Senate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Stabenow; Leahy; Harkin; Baucus; Brown; Klobuchar; Bennet; Cochran; Chambliss; Roberts; Boozman; Hoeven.
    10/01/2013Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    10/11/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to agree to a conference.
    10/11/2013The previous question was ordered without objection.
    10/11/2013On motion that the House insist upon its amendment to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
    10/11/2013Mr. Peterson moved that the House instruct conferees.
    10/11/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the Peterson motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2642. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to recede to section 1602 of the Senate amendment (relating to suspension of permanent price support authority), and recede to the Senate position in title IV of the Senate amendment providing at a minimum a five-year duration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and other nutrition programs.
    10/11/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Peterson motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2642, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion to instruct conferees and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Peterson demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2642 until a time to be announced.
    10/11/2013Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 380, Mr. Lucas moved that the House insist upon its amendment to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
    10/12/2013The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Agriculture for consideration of the House amendment and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Lucas, King of Iowa, Neugebauer, Rogers of Alabama, Conaway, Thompson of Pennsylvania, Austin Scott of Georgia, Crawford, Roby, Noem, Denham, Rodney Davis of Illinois, Peterson, McIntyre, Costa, Walz, Schrader, McGovern, DelBene, Negrete McLeod, and Vela.
    10/12/2013The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of secs. 1207 and 1301 of the House amendment, and secs. 1301, 1412, 1435, and 4204 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Camp, Sam Johnson of Texas, and Levin.
    10/12/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    10/12/2013The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Foreign Affairs for consideration of title III of the House amendment, and title III of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Royce, Marino, and Engel.
    10/12/2013The Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of the House amendment and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Southerland and Fudge.
    select this voteVote10/12/2013On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
    10/30/2013Conference held.
    1/27/2014Conference report H. Rept. 113-333 filed.
    1/28/2014Conferees agreed to file conference report.
    1/29/2014Mr. Lucas brought up conference report H. Rept. 113-333 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 465.
    1/29/2014DEBATE - The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the Conference report to accompany H.R. 2642.
    1/29/2014The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    1/29/2014Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage1/29/2014H.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
    1/30/2014Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
    1/30/2014Conference report considered in Senate.
    1/30/2014Cloture motion on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2642 presented in Senate.
    2/03/2014Conference report considered in Senate.
    select this voteVote2/03/2014Cloture on H.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
    Presented to President2/04/2014Presented to President.
    2/04/2014Conference report considered in Senate.
    2/04/2014Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage2/04/2014H.R. 2642: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
    Enacted2/07/2014Became Public Law No: 113-79.
    Signed2/07/2014Signed by President.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Minority/Ethnic Groups, which…

    opposed this bill

    Minority/Ethnic Groups$935,490
    $935,490

    11 Organizations Supported and 33 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

    11 organizations supported this bill

    Egg Farmers of America
    (2013, July 12). House Farm Bill Includes King Amendment, Excludes Egg Bill. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Egg Farmers of America.
    Independent Community Bankers of America
    Independent Community Bankers of America (2013, July 11). ICBA Statement on House Farm Bill Vote. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from PRWeb.
    Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
    Staff Writer (2013, July 12). Big 'I' Supports House Approval of Farm Bill. Property Casualty 360. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2013/07/12/big-i-supports-house-approval-of-farm-bill.
    National Association of State Foresters
    Dye, Randy (2013, July 17). NASF Letter: Lucas/Peterson - Thank You Letter for Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (July 17, 2013). Retrieved August 13, 2013, from National Association of State Foresters.
    National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    Scott George (2013, July 11). Statement by NCBA President Scott George on House Passage of Farm Bill. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from BeefUSA.
    National Corn Growers Association
    Agri-pulse staff (2013, July 11). A Growing Number of Groups are Lining Up to Support a Split Farm Bill. Agri-Pulse. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from http://www.agri-pulse.com/A-growing-number-farm-groups-lining-up-to-support-split-farm-bill-7-11-2013.asp.
    National Cotton Council
    National Cotton Council (2013, July 11). NCC Welcomes Farm Law Progress. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from National Cotton Council.
    National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
    Agri-pulse staff (2013, July 11). A Growing Number of Groups are Lining Up to Support a Split Farm Bill. Agri-Pulse. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from http://www.agri-pulse.com/A-growing-number-farm-groups-lining-up-to-support-split-farm-bill-7-11-2013.asp.
    National Pork Producers Council
    Agri-pulse staff (2013, July 11). A Growing Number of Groups are Lining Up to Support a Split Farm Bill. Agri-Pulse. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from http://www.agri-pulse.com/A-growing-number-farm-groups-lining-up-to-support-split-farm-bill-7-11-2013.asp.
    National Sorghum Producers
    Greg Akagi (2013, July 12). Sampling of Official Statements on House Passage of HR 2642 Farm Only Farm Bill. Kansas Ag Network. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from http://kansasagnetwork.com/2013/07/sampling-of-official-statements-on-house-passage-of-hr-2642-farm-only-farm-bill/.
    Vote Hemp
    Vote Hemp (2013, July 12). Farm Bill With Amendment to Allow Industrial Hemp Research Passes House in 216 to 208 Floor Vote. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Vote Hemp.

    33 organizations opposed this bill

    AARP
    Rogers, Joyce A. (2013, July 11). AARP Letter Opposing HR 2642. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from AARP.
    American Farm Bureau Federation
    Bob Stallman (2013, July 11). AFBF Letter to Representatives. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from Agri-Pulse.
    American Soybean Association
    Greg Akagi (2013, July 12). Sampling of Official Statements on House Passage of HR 2642 Farm Only Farm Bill. Kansas Ag Network. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from http://kansasagnetwork.com/2013/07/sampling-of-official-statements-on-house-passage-of-hr-2642-farm-only-farm-bill/.
    Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
    Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (2013, July 11). Statement from the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Regarding the House of Representatives Passage of a Split Farm Bill. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies.
    Bread for the World
    Bread for the World (2013, July 11). Bread for the World Reacts to House Vote on Splitting the Farm Bill. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Bread for the World.
    California Association of Food Banks
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    California Food Policy Advocates
    Birnbach, Kerry (2013, July 11). The House is Voting to Split the Farm Bill. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from California Food Policy Advocates.
    California Hunger Action Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    California Latinas for Reproductive Justice
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    California Partnership
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    Children's Defense Fund California
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    Club for Growth
    Andrew Roth (2013, July 10). Key Vote Alert - "NO" on "Farm Only" Bill (HR ___). Retrieved July 11, 2013, from Club for Growth.
    Coalition for Sugar Reform
    Wasson, Erik (2013, July 11). House to Vote on Farm Bill in Big Test for Boehner, Republican Leaders. The Hill. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/agriculture/310331-house-to-vote-on-split-farm-bill-.
    Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    Competitive Enterprise Institute
    Iain Murray (2013, July 11). Letter to the U.S. House of Representatives on HR 2642, The FARRM Act. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from CEI.
    Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
    Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (2013, July 11). Shady Farm Bill Leaves Taxpayers Holding the Bag. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Business Wire.
    Dairy Farmers of America
    Wilson, John (2013, July 11). Statement: Farm Bill Progress is Bittersweet. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Dairy Farmers of America.
    Ducks Unlimited
    Greg Akagi (2013, July 12). Sampling of Official Statements on House Passage of HR 2642 Farm Only Farm Bill. Kansas Ag Network. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from http://kansasagnetwork.com/2013/07/sampling-of-official-statements-on-house-passage-of-hr-2642-farm-only-farm-bill/.
    Environmental Working Group
    Scott Faber (2013, July 11). Top Ten Reasons to Reject a "Farm Only" Farm Bill. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from EWG.
    Food Research and Action Center
    Food Research and Action Center (2013, July 11). FRAC Statement on House Passage of Partial Farm Bill. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Food Research and Action Center.
    FreedomWorks
    Matt Kibbe (2013, July 10). Key Vote NO on the New House Farm Bill. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from Freedomworks.
    Greenlining Institute
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    Heritage Foundation
    Katherine Rosario (2013, July 11). Farm Bill: A Sweet Deal for Sugar Producers but Consumers Get the Shaft. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from Heritage Action.
    JERICHO: A Voice for Justice
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    National Conference of State Legislatures
    Norelli, Terie and Bruce Starr (2013, August 5). NCSL Letter of Opposition to King Amendment in HR 2642. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from NCSL.
    National Farmers Union
    David Rogers (2013, July 10). Farm Bill 2013: Vote Set for Thursday. Politico. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/farm-bill-house-republicans-93985.html.
    National Taxpayers Union
    (2013, July 11). NTU urges all Representatives to vote “NO” on H.R. 2642, the “Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act”. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from NTU.
    New York City Coalition Against Hunger
    Weisman, Jonathan and Ron Nixon (2013, July 11). House Republicans Push Through Farm Bill, Without Food Stamps. New York Times. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/12/us/politics/house-bill-would-split-farm-and-food-stamp-programs.html.
    R Street Institute
    Andrew Moylan (2013, July 11). The Farm Bill Fiasco. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from R Street.
    Taxpayers for Common Sense
    Erik Wasson (2013, July 11). House to Vote on Farm Bill in Big Test for Boehner, Republican Leaders. The Hill. Retrieved July 11, 2013, from http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/agriculture/310331-house-to-vote-on-split-farm-bill-.
    Western Center on Law and Poverty
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    Western Regional Advocacy Project
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.
    Women Organizing Resources, Knowledge & Services
    undersigned organizations (2013, July 14). Response to Passage House Farm Bill . Retrieved August 13, 2013, from Western Center on Law and Poverty.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Minority/Ethnic Groups interest groups, July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2014.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$1,000Yes
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$14,000Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$0$1,000Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$0$33,825Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$8,900Yes
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
    Roy BluntRMO$0$4,600Yes
    John BoozmanRAR$0$1,250Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$44,150Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$24,000Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$25,400Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$0$5,000Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$2,000Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$19,213Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$15,250Yes
    Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0Yes
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$250Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,000Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0Yes
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$5,750Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$9,200Yes
    Ted CruzRTX$0$800Yes
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$11,150Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$2,750Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$8,000Yes
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0Yes
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$4,050Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$0$22,206Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$38,141Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$4,300Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$3,250Yes
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$4,600Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$2,500Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$54,683Yes
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$3,500Yes
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$67,035Yes
    John HoevenRND$0$4,900Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$5,700Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$2,000Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$3,500Yes
    Tim KaineDVA$0$47,333Yes
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$11,128Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$9,650Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$4,500Yes
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$3,000Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$17,500Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$8,000Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$6,000Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$46,000Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$22,606Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$6,000Yes
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$2,500Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$23,500Yes
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$10,050Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$24,250Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,000Yes
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0Yes
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$11,200Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$38,600Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Marco RubioRFL$0$3,400Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$8,000Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$46,028Yes
    Tim ScottRSC$0$6,500Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$9,612Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$13,638Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$16,700Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$5,400Yes
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$0$18,287Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$20,305Yes
    David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$17,800Yes
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$8,750Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$2,000Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$3,400Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$138,300$64,983Yes
    Kelly AyotteRNH$218,318$188,661Yes
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$80,848$316,625Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$158,250$27,450Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$256,463$41,250Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$121,400$248,476Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$289,088$360,382Yes
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$74,840$172,006Yes
    Roy BluntRMO$566,332$277,386Yes
    John BoozmanRAR$152,850$96,145Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$56,740$388,441Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$270,730$337,975Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$400,528$98,800Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$32,450$216,350Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$125,450$72,300Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$331,260$27,050Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$209,330$117,404Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$363,274$497,398Yes
    Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0Yes
    Daniel CoatsRIN$180,450$109,650Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$94,750$121,943Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$234,700$61,800Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$140,200$126,245Yes
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$284,000$90,809Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$560,173$72,430Yes
    John CornynRTX$750,503$259,566Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$327,400$43,272Yes
    Ted CruzRTX$443,360$1,279,389Yes
    Joe DonnellyDIN$186,251$112,299Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$114,000$87,350Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$140,300$15,000Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$140,100$116,387Yes
    Deb FischerRNE$255,700$132,337Yes
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$194,099$1,237,655Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$69,450$305,553Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$708,111$532,104Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$173,722$121,901Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$241,302$104,650Yes
    Kay R. HaganDNC$362,115$230,909Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$33,268$42,500Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$343,550$66,950Yes
    Martin HeinrichDNM$80,640$473,801Yes
    Heidi HeitkampDND$110,363$59,056Yes
    Dean HellerRNV$360,332$164,637Yes
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$78,350$163,500Yes
    John HoevenRND$157,000$47,025Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$152,499$91,875Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$272,250$55,900Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$108,529$66,100Yes
    Ron JohnsonRWI$204,925$265,953Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$306,850$17,300Yes
    Tim KaineDVA$124,233$423,666Yes
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$43,850$50,270Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$404,560$328,884Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$219,639$145,663Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$231,245$99,260Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,700$89,100Yes
    Mike LeeRUT$54,250$109,846Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$3,000$1,710Yes
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$207,500$36,750Yes
    Ed MarkeyDMA$71,867$703,168Yes
    John McCainRAZ$124,250$252,973Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$166,484$198,300Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,067,250$398,688Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$232,150$111,399Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$65,300$294,294Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$35,250$65,000Yes
    Jerry MoranRKS$351,056$81,466Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$58,770$56,800Yes
    Chris MurphyDCT$366,000$304,487Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$97,016$265,165Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$263,882$133,932Yes
    Rand PaulRKY$133,725$413,379Yes
    Rob PortmanROH$1,023,388$266,221Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$151,016$102,626Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$134,900$15,710Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$336,850$301,958Yes
    Jim RischRID$118,700$183,449Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$242,550$147,149Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$14,800$13,700Yes
    Marco RubioRFL$373,684$931,750Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$3,200$115,566Yes
    Brian SchatzDHI$85,849$121,448Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$464,800$192,517Yes
    Tim ScottRSC$317,125$287,937Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$67,750$23,525Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$108,355$221,220Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$353,200$23,600Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$367,952$219,248Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$543,751$432,418Yes
    John ThuneRSD$404,151$394,184Yes
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$532,961$1,315,702Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$120,575$517,772Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$97,225$256,418Yes
    David VitterRLA$229,975$242,225Yes
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$540,500$118,663Yes
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$79,800$492,109Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$37,400$138,483Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$216,220$90,725Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$179,900$65,000Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies$10,528,300
    Insurance companies, brokers & agents$9,900,522
    Livestock$1,804,086
    Poultry & eggs$551,765
    Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$548,495
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$468,240
    Cotton$351,574
    Public official (elected or appointed)$45,601

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$9,565,640
    Environmental policy$5,052,858
    Abortion policy/Pro-Choice$2,336,361
    Milk & dairy producers$1,616,732
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$935,490
    Children's rights$564,798
    Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$548,495
    Welfare & Social Work$510,654
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$468,240
    Health & welfare policy$455,765
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$424,833
    Elderly issues/Social Security$343,535
    Pro-business associations$96,163
    Public official (elected or appointed)$45,601
    Fiscal & tax policy$43,500
    Human Rights$43,200
    Hunting & wildlife$27,422
    Consumer groups$3,500
    Farm bureaus$0
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