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June 20, 2013

House Amendment Votes - H.R. 1947: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act

H.Res. 271: Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 1947) 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.
6/19/2013 2:37pm:
On ordering the previous question Agreed to233-187 (GT).
6/19/2013 2:44pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to239-177 (GT).

H.R. 1947: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013

6/19/2013 11:52pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1947 as unfinished business.



H.Res. 271: Providing for further consideration of H.R. 1947.
Sponsor: Rep Sessions, Pete [TX-32] (introduced 6/18/2013)      Cosponsors (None)
Related Bills: H.R.1947
House Reports:

ALL ACTIONS
6/19/2013 12:45am:
The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-117, by Mr. Sessions.
6/19/2013 12:32pm:
By the direction of the Committee on Rules, Mr. Sessions called up H. Res. 271 and asked for its immediate consideration.
6/19/2013 12:33pm:
POINT OF ORDER - Mr. McGovern raised a point of order against the provisions of H. Res. 271 on the grounds that it violated the Congressional Budget Act. The Chair announced that the necessary threshold had been met and the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the point of order at the end of which the Chair will put the question on consideration of the resolution.
6/19/2013 12:58pm:
Considered as privileged matter.
6/19/2013 2:37pm:
On ordering the previous question Agreed to233-187 (GT).
6/19/2013 2:44pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to239-177 (GT).


H.R. 1947: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Sponsor: Rep Lucas, Frank D. [OK-3] (introduced 5/13/2013)      Cosponsors (1)
Related Bills: H.RES.266H.RES.271H.R.228H.R.686H.R.935H.R.979H.R.1287H.R.1298H.R.1589,
H.R.1606H.R.1607H.R.1611H.R.1720H.R.1894H.R.1929S.463S.677S.801S.956
House Reports:

ALL ACTIONS
5/29/2013:
Referred sequentially to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs for a period ending not later than June 7, 2013 for consideration of such provisions of the bill and amendment as fall within the jurisdiction of that committee pursuant to clause 1(i) of rule X..
5/29/2013:
Referred sequentially to the House Committee on the Judiciary for a period ending not later than June 7, 2013 for consideration of such provisions of the bill and amendment as fall within the jurisdiction of that committee pursuant to clause 1(l) of rule X..
6/10/2013 6:43pm:
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-92, Part II.
6/12/2013 3:49pm:
Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Agriculture, H. Rept. 113-92, Part III.
6/18/2013 3:18pm:
Rule H. Res. 266 passed House.
6/18/2013 3:26pm:
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 266. (consideration: CR H3721-3730)
6/18/2013 3:27pm:
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 266 and Rule XVIII.
6/18/2013 4:39pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1947 as unfinished business.
6/19/2013 2:44pm:
Rule H. Res. 271 passed House.
6/19/2013 2:52pm:
Considered as unfinished business.
6/19/2013 2:52pm:
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Lucas asked unanimous consent that during further consideration of H.R. 1947 pursuant to H. Res. 271, amendment 55 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 may be considered out of sequence. Agreed to without objection.
6/19/2013 2:57pm:
H.AMDT.176 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. McGovern.
An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to restore the $20.5 billion cuts in SNAP by offsetting the Farm Risk Management Election Program and the Supplemental Coverage Option.
6/19/2013 3:30pm:
H.AMDT.177 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Gibbs.
An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to set the target price for all crops at 55 percent of the five ye ar rolling Olympic average. The amendment also changes the acreage available for target price support to 85 percent of the farmer's base acres.
6/19/2013 3:37pm:
H.AMDT.177 By unanimous consent, the Gibbs amendment was withdrawn.
6/19/2013 3:38pm:
H.AMDT.178 Amendment (A003) offered by Ms. Herrera Beutler.
An amendment numbered 55 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to codify the EPA's longstanding silviculture rule. It protects federal, state, county, tribal, and private forest roads from costly permit requirements or other point source regulation along with litigation expenses and citizen suit liability.
6/19/2013 3:44pm:
H.AMDT.178 On agreeing to the Herrera Beutler amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 3:45pm:
H.AMDT.179 Amendment (A004) offered by Ms. Foxx.
An amendment numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to cap spending on the Farm Risk Management Election program at 110% of CBO-predicted levels for the first five (5) years in which payments are disbursed (FY 2016-2020).
6/19/2013 3:56pm:
H.AMDT.180 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Ellison.
An amendment numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to complete a study on the climate impacts of the Price Loss Coverage program.
6/19/2013 4:00pm:
H.AMDT.180 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment (A005) Failed by voice vote.
6/19/2013 4:01pm:
H.AMDT.181 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Broun (GA).
An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to repeal permanent law from the Agriculture Act of 1949 that pertains to dairy support. Prevents the currently suspended law from becoming reactivated should Congress not reauthorize programs under the Department of Agriculture.
6/19/2013 4:10pm:
H.AMDT.182 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Enyart.
An amendment numbered 6 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to establishe a revenue neutral National Drought Council and a National Drought Policy Action Plan to streamline the federal response in times of drought.
6/19/2013 4:14pm:
H.AMDT.182 On agreeing to the Enyart amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 4:14pm:
H.AMDT.183 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Graves (GA).
An amendment numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to ensure that corn growers who sell their crop for ethanol production may not receive farm payments. Prohibits a producer on a farm that sells corn, directly or through a third party, to an ethanol production facility from receiving any farm bill payments or benefits.
6/19/2013 4:19pm:
H.AMDT.183 By unanimous consent, the Graves (GA) amendment was withdrawn.
6/19/2013 4:19pm:
H.AMDT.184 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Blumenauer.
An amendment numbered 8 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to require that twenty percent of the acreage enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program be set aside for the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program and the Continuous Conservation Reserve Program, which allows states to target high priority and environmentally sensitive land, and to continuously re-enroll that land in CRP.
6/19/2013 4:29pm:
H.AMDT.185 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Blumenauer.
An amendment numbered 9 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to reform the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to increase access for farmers, and eliminate payments to projects that do not show strong conservation benefits.
6/19/2013 4:42pm:
H.AMDT.186 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Lujan, Ben Ray (NM).
An amendment numbered 10 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to allow small-scale Hispanic irrigators to be eligible EQIP funding.
6/19/2013 4:45pm:
H.AMDT.186 On agreeing to the Lujan, Ben Ray (NM) amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 4:46pm:
H.AMDT.187 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Gardner.
An amendment numbered 12 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to specify that the Secretary should give priority consideration for the use of Emergency Watershed Protection funding for those areas seeking assistance to protect public safety from flooding and repair damaged infrastructure caused by catastrophic wildfires.
6/19/2013 4:55pm:
H.AMDT.187 On agreeing to the Gardner amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 4:57pm:
H.AMDT.188 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Fortenberry.
An amendment numbered 13 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to require a conservation compliance plan be filed with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and followed for all crops in wetlands and all annually tilled crops on highly erodible lands in order to qualify for crop insurance premium subsidy assistance.
6/19/2013 4:59pm:
H.AMDT.188 By unanimous consent, the Fortenberry amendment was withdrawn.
6/19/2013 5:00pm:
H.AMDT.189 Amendment (A014) offered by Ms. Kaptur.
An amendment numbered 14 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to improve federal coordination in addressing the documented decline of managed and native pollinators and promotes the long-term viability of honey bee, wild bees, and other beneficial insects in agriculture.
6/19/2013 5:09pm:
H.AMDT.190 Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Royce.
An amendment numbered 15 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to reform U.S. international food aid to allow for not more than 45 percent of authorized funds to be used for assistance other than U.S. agricultural commodities, yielding $215 million in annual efficiency savings, enabling the U.S. to reach an additional 4 million disaster victims. Curtails practice of `monetization' which, according to the GAO, is inefficient and led to a loss of $219 million over three years. Reductions in mandatory spending result in $150 million in deficit reduction over the life of the bill.
6/19/2013 5:35pm:
H.AMDT.191 Amendment (A016) offered by Mr. Chabot.
An amendment numbered 16 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to repeal Section 3102, which reauthorizes the Market Access Program (MAP) until 2018.
6/19/2013 5:46pm:
H.AMDT.192 Amendment (A017) offered by Ms. Titus.
An amendment numbered 17 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to continue USDA's Hunger-Free Communities grant program, which ha s been included in the Senate Farm Bill. The program was created to foster collaborative public-private partnership efforts at the community level to root out and address the causes of hunger and help increase community access to nutritious foods.
6/19/2013 5:52pm:
H.AMDT.192 On agreeing to the Titus amendment (A017) Failed by voice vote.
6/19/2013 6:19pm:
H.AMDT.176 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A001) Failed188-234 (GT).
6/19/2013 6:25pm:
H.AMDT.179 On agreeing to the Foxx amendment (A004) Agreed to267-156 (GT).
6/19/2013 6:29pm:
H.AMDT.181 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment (A006) Failed112-309 (GT).
6/19/2013 6:33pm:
H.AMDT.184 On agreeing to the Blumenauer amendment (A009) Failed179-242 (GT).
6/19/2013 6:38pm:
H.AMDT.185 On agreeing to the Blumenauer amendment (A010) Failed157-266 (GT).
6/19/2013 6:42pm:
H.AMDT.189 On agreeing to the Kaptur amendment (A014) Agreed to273-149 (GT).
6/19/2013 6:47pm:
H.AMDT.190 On agreeing to the Royce amendment (A015) Failed203-220 (GT).
6/19/2013 6:53pm:
H.AMDT.191 On agreeing to the Chabot amendment (A016) Failed: (Roll No. 263).
6/19/2013 6:55pm:
H.AMDT.193 Amendment (A018) offered by Mr. Brooks (AL).
An amendment numbered 18 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to terminate funding for the Emerging Markets Program (EMP) after September 30, 2013.
6/19/2013 7:02pm:
H.AMDT.194 Amendment (A019) offered by Ms. Castor (FL).
An amendment numbered 19 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to ensure that Department of Agriculture certificates of origin are accepted by any country that has entered into a free trade agreement with the United States.
6/19/2013 7:06pm:
H.AMDT.194 On agreeing to the Castor (FL) amendment (A019) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 7:07pm:
H.AMDT.195 Amendment (A020) offered by Mr. Grimm.
An amendment numbered 21 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to amend Sec. 4016 by specifying that at least one such pilot program shall be conducted in a large urban area that administers its own SNAP program and otherwise complies with the pilot program requirements.
6/19/2013 7:11pm:
H.AMDT.195 On agreeing to the Grimm amendment (A020) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 7:11pm:
H.AMDT.196 Amendment (A021) offered by Mr. Hudson.
An amendment numbered 22 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to allow states to conduct drug testing on SNAP applicants as a condition for receiving benefits.
6/19/2013 7:23pm:
H.AMDT.196 On agreeing to the Hudson amendment (A021) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 7:24pm:
H.AMDT.197 Amendment (A022) offered by Mr. Conaway.
An amendment numbered 23 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to require a 10% reduction in the Thrifty Food Plan calculation in any year that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is not authorized.
6/19/2013 7:35pm:
H.AMDT.198 Amendment (A023) offered by Mr. Butterfield.
An amendment numbered 25 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to add a section at the end of subtitle A of title IV to include items for personal hygiene for household use in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
6/19/2013 7:43pm:
H.AMDT.199 Amendment (A024) offered by Mr. Marino.
An amendment numbered 26 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to direct the Comptroller General to establish a pilot program within nine states using the data required to be reported for SNAP under the Food and Nutrition Act. After the pilot program ends, the Comptroller General shall determine whether item specific data purchased with SNAP benefits can be collected using existing reporting requirements, and how to improve current SNAP reporting.
6/19/2013 7:55pm:
H.AMDT.200 Amendment (A025) offered by Mr. Chabot.
An amendment numbered 27 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to shorten the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit expunging statute and require a State agency to expunge benefits that have not been accessed by a household after a period of 60 days.
6/19/2013 7:59pm:
H.AMDT.200 On agreeing to the Chabot amendment (A025) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 7:59pm:
H.AMDT.201 Amendment (A026) offered by Mrs. Black.
An amendment numbered 28 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to terminate an agreement the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA ) has entered in with the Mexican government known as the "Partnership for Nutrition Assistance Program.".
6/19/2013 8:03pm:
H.AMDT.201 On agreeing to the Black amendment (A026) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 8:03pm:
H.AMDT.202 Amendment (A027) offered by Ms. Kaptur.
An amendment numbered 29 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to require that at least 50 percent of the funds made available for the Farmers Market Nutrition Program be reserved for seniors.
6/19/2013 8:09pm:
H.AMDT.202 On agreeing to the Kaptur amendment (A027) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 8:09pm:
H.AMDT.203 Amendment (A028) offered by Mr. Schweikert.
An amendment numbered 30 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike the Health Food Financing Initiative.
6/19/2013 8:22pm:
H.AMDT.204 Amendment (A029) offered by Mr. Tierney.
An amendment numbered 32 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to allow commercial fishermen to be eligible recipients of the Emergency Disaster Loan program.
6/19/2013 8:27pm:
H.AMDT.205 Amendment (A030) offered by Mr. Costa.
An amendment numbered 33 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to create a pilot program that will use funds from the Rural Utili ty Service to address nitrate contamination of rural drinking water in communities with less than 10,000 residents.
6/19/2013 8:35pm:
H.AMDT.205 By unanimous consent, the Costa amendment was withdrawn.
6/19/2013 8:36pm:
H.AMDT.206 Amendment (A031) offered by Mr. Gingrey (GA).
An amendment No. 34 printed in part B of House Report 113-117 to strike section 6105 from the bill which provides the authorization for the Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program.
6/19/2013 8:46pm:
H.AMDT.206 On agreeing to the Gingrey (GA) amendment (A031) Failed by voice vote.
6/19/2013 8:47pm:
H.AMDT.207 Amendment (A032) offered by Mr. Palazzo.
An amendment No. 36 printed in part B of House Report 113-117 to authorize $500,000 in funding for the Agriculture Technology Innovation Partnership program which is set up through USDA.
6/19/2013 8:51pm:
H.AMDT.207 By unanimous consent, the Palazzo amendment was withdrawn.
6/19/2013 8:52pm:
H.AMDT.208 Amendment (A033) offered by Mr. Polis.
An amendment No. 37 printed in part B of House Report 113-117 to allow institutions of higher education to grow or cultivate industrial hemp for the purpose of agricultural or academic research. The amendment would only apply to states that already permit industrial hemp growth and cultivation under state law.
6/19/2013 9:06pm:
H.AMDT.209 Amendment (A034) offered by Mr. Garamendi.
An amendment No. 38 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to modify the Forest Legacy program to allow qualified third party, non-governmental entities to hold the conservation easements financed with Forest Legacy revenue.
6/19/2013 9:16pm:
H.AMDT.210 Amendment (A035) offered by Mr. Polis.
An amendment No. 39 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to help the U.S. Forest Service streamline forest management decisions to treat insect infestations on public lands in order to protect natural resources and reduce fuel loads that contribute to wildfires.
6/19/2013 9:18pm:
H.AMDT.210 By unanimous consent, the Polis amendment was withdrawn.
6/19/2013 9:19pm:
H.AMDT.211 Amendment (A036) offered by Mr. Marino.
An amendment No. 41 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to repeal the Biodiesel Fuel Education Program which awards federal grants to educate fleet operators and the public on the benefits of using biodiesel fuels, instead of fossil fuels.
6/19/2013 9:31pm:
H.AMDT.212 Amendment (A037) offered by Mr. McClintock.
An amendment No. 43 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike Section 10003 which is the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program.
6/19/2013 9:42pm:
H.AMDT.213 Amendment (A038) offered by Mr. Gibson.
An amendment No. 44 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike the olive oil import restriction contained in Section 10010 of the bill.
6/19/2013 9:56pm:
H.AMDT.214 Amendment (A039) offered by Mrs. Walorski.
An amendment No. 45 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to continue the prohibition on the Christmas tree tax by striking the section of the bill that lifts the stay on the tax.
6/19/2013 10:06pm:
H.AMDT.215 Amendment (A040) offered by Mr. Courtney.
An amendment No. 46 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to add farmed shellfish to the list of specialty crops listed in Section 3 of the Specialty Crops Competitiveness Act of 2004 which would allow these products to be eligible for USDA marketing and research assistance.
6/19/2013 10:14pm:
H.AMDT.216 Amendment (A041) offered by Mr. Kind.
An amendment No. 47 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to limit premium subsidies to those producers wth an AGI under $250,000 and limits per person premium subsidies to $50,000 and caps crop insurance providers' reimbursement of administrative and operating at $900 million and reduces their rate of return to 12%.
6/19/2013 10:39pm:
H.AMDT.217 Amendment (A042) offered by Mr. Carney.
An amendment No. 48 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike section 11012 of the Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act.
6/19/2013 10:46pm:
H.AMDT.218 Amendment (A043) offered by Mr. Radel.
An amendment No. 49 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to repeal the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center.
6/19/2013 10:57pm:
H.AMDT.219 Amendment (A044) offered by Mr. Walberg.
An amendment No. 50 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike the addition of "natural stone" to the list of commodity products that can petition the USDA for the issuance of a promotion and research center.
6/19/2013 11:08pm:
H.AMDT.220 Amendments en bloc (A045) offered by Mr. Lucas.
An amendment comprised of Part B amendments Nos. 53, 59, 60, 62 through 97, and 103 printed in House Report 113-117.
6/19/2013 11:15pm:
H.AMDT.220 On agreeing to the Lucas amendments (A045) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 11:16pm:
H.AMDT.221 Amendment (A046) offered by Mr. Benishek.
An amendment No. 51 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to require a scientific and economic analysis of the FDA's Food Safety and Modernization Act prior to final regulations being enforced with the focus of the analysis being on the impact of the bill on agricultural businesses of all sizes.
6/19/2013 11:26pm:
H.AMDT.221 On agreeing to the Benishek amendment (A046) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 11:27pm:
H.AMDT.222 Amendment (A047) offered by Mr. Bachus.
An amendment No. 52 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to ensure that USDA will consider regulations in accordance with provisions in the Regulatory Flexibility Act so that small business impacts are considered in actions and alternatives that the USDA considers.
6/19/2013 11:30pm:
H.AMDT.222 On agreeing to the Bachus amendment (A047) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 11:31pm:
H.AMDT.223 Amendment (A048) offered by Mr. Wittman.
An amendment No. 54 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to provide performance based measures, including crosscut budgeting, adaptive management and an Independent Evaluator, to assure that federal dollars currently spent on Bay restoration activities will produce results.
6/19/2013 11:33pm:
H.AMDT.223 On agreeing to the Wittman amendment (A048) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 11:34pm:
H.AMDT.224 Amendment (A049) offered by Mr. Crawford.
An amendment No. 56 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to modify the exemption levels of EPA's SPCC rules for small farmers and ranchers and require producers to construct a containment facility around above-ground oil tanks.
6/19/2013 11:35pm:
H.AMDT.224 On agreeing to the Crawford amendment (A049) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 11:36pm:
H.AMDT.225 Amendment (A050) offered by Mr. Crawford.
An amendment No. 57 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to prohibit the EPA from procuring or disclosing the private information of farmers and ranchers.
6/19/2013 11:40pm:
H.AMDT.225 On agreeing to the Crawford amendment (A050) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 11:41pm:
H.AMDT.226 Amendment (A051) offered by Ms. Foxx.
An amendment No. 58 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to sunset all discretionary programs in the bill upon the expiration of the 5-year authorization period.
6/19/2013 11:50pm:
H.AMDT.226 On agreeing to the Foxx amendment (A051) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/19/2013 11:52pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1947 as unfinished business.


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