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SA 3694. Mr. STEVENS (for himself and Ms. Murkowski) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 3500 proposed by Mr. Harkin (for himself, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Baucus, and Mr. Grassley) to the bill H.R. 2419, to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

Beginning on page 246, strike line 23 and all that follows through page 247, line 2, and insert the following:
``(c) Minimum Grant Amount.--
``(1) IN GENERAL.--Notwithstanding subsection (b), each State shall receive a grant under this section for each fiscal year in an amount that is at least 1/2 of 1 percent of the total amount of funding made available to carry out this section for the fiscal year.
``(2) ELIGIBILITY OF SEAFOOD.--For purposes of providing grants to States under this subsection only, seafood shall be considered to be a specialty crop.'';

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 15, 2007.)