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. 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on January 29, 2014.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 251 voted NO: 166
15 voted present/not voting

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 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
    • 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: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management 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: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 20137/11/2013This bill PASSED the House
    216 voted YES 208 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2642: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 201310/12/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    195 voted YES 204 voted NO 33 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedHouseH.R. 2642: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management 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: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management 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: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management 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: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/11/2013H.R. 2642: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management 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.
    select this voteSenate 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: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management 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.
    currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage1/29/2014H.R. 2642: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management 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: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management 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: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
    Enacted2/07/2014Became Public Law No: 113-79.
    Signed2/07/2014Signed by President.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of House members in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2014.
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