Agriculture

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2013 H.R. 1150 (113th) SlaughterSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials used in the treatment of human and animal diseases. (by More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials used in the treatment of human and animal diseases. (by CRS) Hide
Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 H.R. 1414 (113th) PingreeSupportNo
To promote local and regional farm and food systems, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Legal Workforce Act H.R. 1772 (113th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Agricultural Guestworker Act H.R. 1773 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To create a nonimmigrant H-2C work visa program for agricultural workers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013 H.R. 1947 (113th) LucasSupportNo
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 More
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) Hide
Secret Ballot Protection Act H.R. 2346 (113th) RoeSupportNo
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. (by More
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. (by CRS) Hide
Representation Fairness Restoration Act H.R. 2347 (113th) PriceSupportNo
To amend the National Labor Relations Act with respect to the criteria for determining employee units appropriate for the purposes of collective bargaining. (by More
To amend the National Labor Relations Act with respect to the criteria for determining employee units appropriate for the purposes of collective bargaining. (by CRS) Hide
Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2013 H.R. 2542 (113th) BachusOpposeNo
To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other… More
To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 H.R. 2642 (113th) LucasSupportNo
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 More
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) Hide
Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 H.R. 2655 (113th) SmithSupportNo
To amend Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2014 H.R. 2807 (113th) GerlachSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the special rule for contributions of qualified conservation contributions. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the special rule for contributions of qualified conservation contributions. (by CRS) Hide
Telemedicine for Medicare Act of 2013 H.R. 3077 (113th) NunesSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State.… More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to Provide for Requirements for Employers of H-2B Nonimmigrants, and for Other Purposes. H.R. 4238 (113th) HarrisSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for requirements for employers of H-2B nonimmigrants, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for requirements for employers of H-2B nonimmigrants, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act H.R. 4315 (113th) HastingsSupportNo
To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require publication on the Internet of the basis for determinations that species are endangered species or threatened species, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require publication on the Internet of the basis for determinations that species are endangered species or threatened species, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
STEM Education Act of 2014 H.R. 5031 (113th) SmithSupportNo
To define STEM education to include computer science, and to support existing STEM education programs at the National Science Foundation. (by More
To define STEM education to include computer science, and to support existing STEM education programs at the National Science Foundation. (by CRS) Hide
General Duty Clarification Act of 2013 H.R. 888 (113th) PompeoSupportNo
To amend section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act (relating to prevention of accidental releases). (by CRS)
Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2014 H.R. 899 (113th) FoxxOpposeNo
To provide for additional safeguards with respect to imposing Federal mandates, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2014 H.R. 935 (113th) GibbsSupportNo
To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or… More
To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Immigration Reform That Works for America's Future Act S. 1 (113th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to reform America's broken immigration system. (by CRS)
Mckinney-Vento Homeless Education Reauthorization Act of 2013 S. 1094 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2013 S. 1173 (113th) PortmanOpposeNo
A bill to affirm the authority of the President to require independent regulatory agencies to comply with regulatory analysis requirements applicable to executive agencies, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to affirm the authority of the President to require independent regulatory agencies to comply with regulatory analysis requirements applicable to executive agencies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act S. 1431 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS)
Minimum Wage Fairness Act S. 1737 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as… More
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as section 179 property. (by CRS) Hide
National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers Reform Act of 2014 S. 2244 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
MAP-21 Reauthorization Act S. 2322 (113th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Supporting Afterschool STEM Act S. 2543 (113th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to support afterschool and out-of-school-time science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to support afterschool and out-of-school-time science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Rural Heritage Conservation Extension Act of 2013 S. 526 (113th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the special rule for contributions of qualified conservation contributions, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the special rule for contributions of qualified conservation contributions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 S. 744 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 S. 954 (113th) StabenowSupportNo
An original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2018. (by CRS)
National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act H.R. 1505 (112th) BishopSupportNo
To prohibit the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture from taking action on public lands which impede border security on such lands, and for other purposes. (by More
To prohibit the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture from taking action on public lands which impede border security on such lands, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Facilitate Implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Promote Regulatory Coordination, and Avoid Market Disruption. H.R. 1573 (112th) LucasOpposeNo
To facilitate implementation of title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, promote regulatory coordination, and avoid market disruption. (by More
To facilitate implementation of title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, promote regulatory coordination, and avoid market disruption. (by CRS) Hide
Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011 H.R. 1633 (112th) NoemSupportNo
To establish a temporary prohibition against revising any national ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter, to limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in areas in which… More
To establish a temporary prohibition against revising any national ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter, to limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in areas in which such dust is regulated under State, tribal, or local law, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R. 2112 (112th) KingstonOpposeYes
An act making consolidated appropriations for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related programs for the fiscal year ending… More
An act making consolidated appropriations for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Conservation and Economic Growth Act H.R. 2578 (112th) DenhamSupportNo
To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act related to a segment of the Lower Merced River in California, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act related to a segment of the Lower Merced River in California, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Agricultural Trade Facilitation Act H.R. 2707 (112th) NunesSupportNo
To establish trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to the application of sanitary and phytosanitary measures to agricultural products to facilitate trade in agriculture, and… More
To establish trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to the application of sanitary and phytosanitary measures to agricultural products to facilitate trade in agriculture, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act of 2011 H.R. 3286 (112th) PingreeSupportNo
To promote local and regional farm and food systems, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 H.R. 3798 (112th) SchraderSupportNo
To provide for a uniform national standard for the housing and treatment of egg-laying hens, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Responsible Farming Act of 2012 H.R. 4015 (112th) ScottOpposeNo
To repeal the conservation stewardship program of the Department of Agriculture. (by CRS)
Preserving America's Family Farms Act H.R. 4157 (112th) LathamSupportNo
To prohibit the Secretary of Labor from reissuing or issuing a rule substantially similar to a certain proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor. (by… More
To prohibit the Secretary of Labor from reissuing or issuing a rule substantially similar to a certain proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to Make It Unlawful for a Packer to Own, Feed, or Control Livestock Intended for Slaughter. H.R. 4284 (112th) BraleySupportNo
To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter. (by More
To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter. (by CRS) Hide
Midnight Rule Relief Act of 2012 H.R. 4607 (112th) RibbleOpposeNo
To ensure economy and efficiency of Federal Government operations by establishing a moratorium on midnight rules during a President's final days in office, and for other purposes. (by… More
To ensure economy and efficiency of Federal Government operations by establishing a moratorium on midnight rules during a President's final days in office, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Fish. H.R. 520 (112th) YoungSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish. (by CRS)
Catastrophic Wildfire Prevention Act of 2012 H.R. 5744 (112th) GosarSupportNo
To address the forest health, public safety, and wildlife habitat threat presented by the risk of wildfire, including catastrophic wildfire, on National Forest System lands and public lands managed… More
To address the forest health, public safety, and wildlife habitat threat presented by the risk of wildfire, including catastrophic wildfire, on National Forest System lands and public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management by requiring the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to expedite forest management projects relating to hazardous fuels reduction, forest health, and economic development, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protect Our Prairies Act H.R. 5879 (112th) NoemSupportNo
To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify the ineligibility requirements for producers that produce an annual crop on native sod, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify the ineligibility requirements for producers that produce an annual crop on native sod, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Rural Energy Investment Act of 2012 H.R. 5955 (112th) KapturSupportNo
To amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to improve energy programs. (by CRS)
Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2012 H.R. 6083 (112th) LucasSplitNo
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Provide a One-Year Extension of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, with Certain Modifications and Exceptions, to Make Supplemental Agricultural Disaster Assistance Available for Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013, and for Other Purposes. H.R. 6228 (112th) LucasOpposeNo
To provide a one-year extension of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, with certain modifications and exceptions, to make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance available for… More
To provide a one-year extension of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, with certain modifications and exceptions, to make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance available for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012 H.R. 6233 (112th) LucasOpposeNo
To make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance available for fiscal year 2012 with the costs of such assistance offset by changes to certain conservation programs, and for other purposes.… More
To make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance available for fiscal year 2012 with the costs of such assistance offset by changes to certain conservation programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2011 S. 1000 (112th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Livestock Marketing Fairness Act S. 1026 (112th) EnziSupportNo
A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to prohibit the use of certain anti-competitive forward contracts. (by CRS)
End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011 S. 1200 (112th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to require the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to impose unilaterally position limits and margin requirements to eliminate excessive oil speculation, and to take other… More
A bill to require the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to impose unilaterally position limits and margin requirements to eliminate excessive oil speculation, and to take other actions to ensure that the price of crude oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, and heating oil accurately reflects the fundamentals of supply and demand, to remain in effect until the date on which the Commission establishes position limits to diminish, eliminate, or prevent excessive speculation as required by title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safeguarding American Agriculture Act of 2012 S. 1673 (112th) AkakaSupportNo
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… More
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) Hide
Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act of 2011 S. 1773 (112th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to promote local and regional farm and food systems, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Midnight Rule Relief Act of 2012 S. 2368 (112th) JohnsonOpposeNo
A bill to ensure economy and efficiency of Federal Government operations by establishing a moratorium on midnight rules during a President's final days in office, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to ensure economy and efficiency of Federal Government operations by establishing a moratorium on midnight rules during a President's final days in office, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 S. 3240 (112th) StabenowSupportNo
An original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2017, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 S. 3254 (112th) LevinSupportNo
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of… More
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Continuing Chemical Facilities Antiterrorism Security Act of 2010 H.R. 2868 (111th) ThompsonOpposeNo
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance security and protect against acts of terrorism against chemical facilities, to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to enhance the security of… More
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance security and protect against acts of terrorism against chemical facilities, to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to enhance the security of public water systems, and to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to enhance the security of wastewater treatment works, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Poison-Free Poultry Act of 2009 H.R. 3624 (111th) IsraelSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ban the use of the arsenic compound known as roxarsone as a food additive. (by More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ban the use of the arsenic compound known as roxarsone as a food additive. (by CRS) Hide
Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009 H.R. 4154 (111th) PomeroyOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the new carryover basis rules in order to prevent tax increases and the imposition of compliance burdens on many more estates than would benefit… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the new carryover basis rules in order to prevent tax increases and the imposition of compliance burdens on many more estates than would benefit from repeal, to retain the estate tax with a $3,500,000 exemption, to reinstitute and update the Pay-As-You-Go requirement of budget neutrality on new tax and mandatory spending legislation, enforced by the threat of annual, automatic sequestration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009 S. 146 (111th) KohlSupportNo
A bill to amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads. (by… More
A bill to amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads. (by CRS) Hide
Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act S. 1733 (111th) KerryOpposeNo
A bill to create clean energy jobs, promote energy independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean energy economy. (by More
A bill to create clean energy jobs, promote energy independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean energy economy. (by CRS) Hide
Global Food Security Act of 2009 S. 384 (111th) LugarOpposeNo
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2010 through 2014 to provide assistance to foreign countries to promote food security, to stimulate rural economies, and to improve emergency… More
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2010 through 2014 to provide assistance to foreign countries to promote food security, to stimulate rural economies, and to improve emergency response to food crises, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 H.R. 2419 (110th) PetersonSupportYes
Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 (by CRS)
To Amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to Implement Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling Requirements for Meat and Produce on September 30, 2007. H.R. 357 (110th) RehbergSupportNo
This bill amends the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to implement mandatory country of origin labeling requirements for meat and produce on September 30, 2007. (by More
This bill amends the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to implement mandatory country of origin labeling requirements for meat and produce on September 30, 2007. (by CRS) Hide
Broadband Census of America Act of 2007 H.R. 3919 (110th) MarkeySupportNo
This act would require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct annual surveys on the nature and deployment of, and subscription to, broadband service capability throughout the states.… More
This act would require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct annual surveys on the nature and deployment of, and subscription to, broadband service capability throughout the states. (by CRS) Hide
New Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act of 2007 S. 1150 (110th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to enhance the State inspection of meat and poultry in the United States, and for other purposes (by CRS)
Broadband Data Improvement Act S. 1492 (110th) InouyeSupportYes
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to update the definition of advanced telecommunications and study the quality and demographics of telecommunications services provided in the… More
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to update the definition of advanced telecommunications and study the quality and demographics of telecommunications services provided in the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act of 2006 H.R. 4761 (109th) JindalSupportNo
To provide for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources on the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources on the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide