S. Amdt. 3695 - To Strengthen Payment Limitations and Direct the Savings to Increase Funding for Certain Programs.

110th Congress (2007-2008) View amendment details
Sponsor:
This is an amendment to H.R. 2419 - Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
Senate Vote: Dorgan Amdt. No. 3695 as Modified

DID NOT PASS on December 13, 2007.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 56 voted NO: 43
1 voted present/not voting

Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007

H.R. 2419 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 (by CRS)
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Title
To provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007
  • Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
  • Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
  • Pet Safety and Protection Act of 2007
  • Pollinator Protection Act of 2007
  • Food and Energy Security Act of 2007
  • CFTC Reauthorization Act of 2007
  • Connect the Nation Act
  • Domestic Pet Turtle Equality Act
  • Heartland, Habitat, Harvest, and Horticulture Act of 2007
  • Housing Assistance Council Authorization Act of 2007
  • Pet Safety and Protection Act of 2007
  • Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2007
  • Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
  • Agricultural Security Improvement Act of 2008
  • CFTC Reauthorization Act of 2008
  • Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2008
  • Heartland, Habitat, Harvest, and Horticulture Act of 2008
  • HOPE II Act
  • Housing Assistance Council Authorization Act of 2008
  • Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2008
Sponsor
Collin C. Peterson
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Agriculture
    • Acreage allotments
    • Administrative fees
    • Administrative procedure
    • Aflatoxins
    • Africa (Sub-Saharan)
    • Aged
    • Agribusiness
    • Agricultural assistance
    • Agricultural colleges
    • Agricultural conservation
    • Agricultural credit
    • Agricultural education
    • Agricultural estimating and reporting
    • Agricultural experiment stations
    • Agricultural extension work
    • Agricultural innovations
    • Agricultural labor
    • Agricultural pollution
    • Agricultural prices
    • Agricultural research
    • Agricultural statistics
    • Agricultural subsidies
    • Agricultural surpluses
    • Agriculture in foreign trade
    • Air pollution
    • Air pollution control
    • Alabama
    • Alaska
    • Alcohol as fuel
    • Alcoholism
    • Alternative crops
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    • American Samoa
    • Animal diseases
    • Animals
    • Appropriations
    • Aquaculture
    • Armed forces
    • Authorization
    • Barley
    • Bees
    • Biological warfare
    • Biomass energy
    • Biotechnology
    • Black colleges
    • Block grants
    • Broadband
    • Budgets
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    • Carbon cycle
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    • Child health
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    • Children
    • Civil liberties
    • Climate change
    • Colorado River development
    • Commemorations
    • Commercial arbitration
    • Commercialization
    • Computers
    • Congress
    • Congressional oversight
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    • Conservation easements
    • Consumer education
    • Consumers
    • Corn
    • Cotton
    • Criminal justice
    • Crop insurance
    • Dairy industry
    • Dairy products
    • Dams
    • Death
    • Defense policy
    • Department of Agriculture
    • Developing countries
    • Diet
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    • Leases
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    • Rice
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    • Sales tax
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    • Scholarships
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    • Science policy
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    • Sorghum
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    • Transportation
    • Trees
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    • Veterinary medicine
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    • Weeds
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    • Welfare eligibility
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    • Wells
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    • Wheat
    • Wildlife conservation
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    • Wisconsin
    • Women
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    • Wool
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced5/22/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (352 proposed)
    Passed House7/27/2007
    Passed Senate12/14/2007
    Vetoed by President5/21/2008
    Vetoed by Governor5/21/2008
    Vetoed by Governor5/21/2008
    Passed House5/21/2008
    Senate5/22/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Frank (MA) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.7/27/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseAmendment 1 to H.R. 24197/27/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
    117 voted YES 309 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Boustany amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.7/27/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseAmendment 7 to H.R. 24197/27/2007This amendment PASSED the House
    422 voted YES 3 voted NO 12 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseAmendment 8 to H.R. 24197/27/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
    182 voted YES 245 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseAmendment 9 to H.R. 24197/27/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
    153 voted YES 271 voted NO 13 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseAmendment 15 to H.R. 24197/27/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
    144 voted YES 282 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseAmendment 17 to H.R. 24197/27/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
    175 voted YES 251 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseAmendment 18 to H.R. 24197/27/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
    175 voted YES 252 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseAmendment 19 to H.R. 24197/27/2007This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    175 voted YES 250 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act7/27/2007This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    198 voted YES 223 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act7/27/2007This bill PASSED the House
    231 voted YES 191 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin Amdt. No. 3500 (Subst.) to H.R.241911/16/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    55 voted YES 42 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateLugar Amdt. No. 371112/11/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    37 voted YES 58 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3539 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/12/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3803 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/12/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3845 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/12/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateGregg Amdt. No. 367112/12/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    37 voted YES 58 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateGregg Amdt. No. 367212/12/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    39 voted YES 56 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAlexander Amdt. No. 355112/12/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    19 voted YES 75 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAlexander Amdt.; No. 355312/12/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    14 voted YES 79 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateGregg Amdt. No. 367312/13/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    41 voted YES 53 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateSessions Amdt. No. 3596 As Modified12/13/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    35 voted YES 58 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3530 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/13/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3851 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.12/13/2007PASSED by voice vote
    currently selectedSenateDorgan Amdt. No. 3695 as Modified12/13/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    56 voted YES 43 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateKlobuchar Amdt. No. 381012/13/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    48 voted YES 47 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateTester Amdt. No. 366612/13/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    40 voted YES 55 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateBrown Amdt. No. 381912/13/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    32 voted YES 63 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateCraig Amdt. No. 364012/13/2007This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    37 voted YES 58 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin Amdt. No. 3500 to H.R. 241912/14/2007This amendment PASSED the Senate
    78 voted YES 12 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3500 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/14/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3855 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/14/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateOn Passage - Senate - H.R. 2419 as Amended12/14/2007This bill PASSED the Senate
    79 voted YES 14 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act4/09/2008This motion PASSED the House
    400 voted YES 11 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/01/2008This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    157 voted YES 259 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/06/2008This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    172 voted YES 241 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseTable Motion to Reconsider: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/06/2008This motion PASSED the House
    203 voted YES 176 voted NO 53 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/06/2008This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    140 voted YES 274 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseTable Motion to Reconsider: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/06/2008This motion PASSED the House
    221 voted YES 192 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Flake Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/08/2008This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    128 voted YES 274 voted NO 31 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Cantor Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/08/2008This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    169 voted YES 222 voted NO 42 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseRecommit Conference Report with Instructions: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/14/2008This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    193 voted YES 230 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn the Conference Report - House - H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/14/2008This motion PASSED the House
    318 voted YES 106 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateMotion to Waive S. Con. Res. 21, 110th Congress, sect. 203 re: Conference Report to accompany H.R. 24195/15/2008This motion PASSED the Senate
    74 voted YES 21 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateMotion to Waive Rule XLIV, 8(a) re: H.R. 2419 Conference Report5/15/2008This motion PASSED the Senate
    62 voted YES 34 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn the Conference Report - Senate - Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 24195/15/2008This motion PASSED the Senate
    81 voted YES 15 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseVeto Override - House - H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act5/21/2008This bill PASSED the House
    316 voted YES 108 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateVeto Override - Senate - H.R. 24195/22/2008This bill the Senate
    82 voted YES 13 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/22/2007
    5/22/2007Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
    5/22/2007Referred to House Agriculture
    5/22/2007Referred to House Foreign Affairs
    5/22/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.
    5/22/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research.
    5/22/2007Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    5/22/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.
    5/22/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Horticulture and Organic Agriculture.
    5/22/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry.
    5/22/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Specialty Crops, Rural Development, and Foreign Agriculture.
    5/22/2007Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
    5/24/2007Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    5/24/2007Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
    5/31/2007Executive Comment Requested from USDA.
    6/06/2007Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    6/06/2007Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
    6/07/2007Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    6/07/2007Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
    6/14/2007Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    6/14/2007Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
    6/19/2007Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    6/19/2007Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
    7/19/2007Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    Put on a legislative calendar7/19/2007Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
    7/23/2007Mr. Peterson (MN) asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Agriculture have until midnight on July 23 to file a report on H.R. 2419. Agreed to without objection.
    7/24/2007Committee on Foreign Affairs discharged.
    7/24/2007Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Agriculture. H. Rept. 110-256, Part I.
    Put on a legislative calendar7/24/2007Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 164.
    7/26/2007Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 574 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2419 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Agriculture now printed in the bill, modified by the amendments printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole.
    7/26/2007Rule H. Res. 574 passed House.
    7/26/2007House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 574 and Rule XVIII.
    7/26/2007The Speaker designated the Honorable Ellen O. Tauscher to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
    7/26/2007Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 574. (consideration: CR H8687-8699, CR 7/27/2007 H8601-8730)
    7/26/2007Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2419 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Agriculture now printed in the bill, modified by the amendments printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole.
    7/26/2007GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2419.
    7/26/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on the Kind amendment.
    7/26/2007Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Kind. (consideration: CR 7/27/2007 H8701-8716; text: CR 7/27/2007 H8701-8716)
    7/27/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Kind amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Kind demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    7/27/2007Amendments (A002) offered by Mr. Peterson (MN). (consideration: CR 7/27/2007 H8723-8727, H8730; text: CR 7/27/2007 H8723-8727; text as modified: CR 7/31/2007 H9037-9049)
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Peterson(MN) En Bloc amendments.
    7/27/2007MODIFICATION OF EN BLOC - Pursuant to the order of the House on July 27, 2007, Part B amendment numbered 9 was removed from en bloc consideration and subsequently offered as a free standing amendment on July 27, 2007.
    7/27/2007On agreeing to the Peterson (MN) amendments (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Frank (MA) amendment.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Frank (MA). (consideration: CR 7/27/2007 H8727-8730; text CR 7/27/2007 H8727)
    select this voteVote7/27/2007On agreeing to the Frank (MA) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
    7/27/2007Mr. Peterson (MN) moved that the committee rise.
    7/27/2007On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
    select this voteVote7/27/2007Amendment 1 to H.R. 2419
    7/27/2007Considered as unfinished business.
    7/27/2007The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Goodlatte amendment.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Goodlatte.
    7/27/2007By unanimous consent, the Goodlatte amendment was withdrawn.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cardoza amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Cardoza.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Boustany amendment.
    7/27/2007By unanimous consent, the Cardoza amendment was withdrawn.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Boustany.
    select this voteVote7/27/2007On agreeing to the Boustany amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson-Lee (TX) amendment.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A007) offered by Ms. Jackson-Lee (TX).
    7/27/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson-Lee amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Peterson (MN) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rangel amendment.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Rangel.
    7/27/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rangel amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Ros-Lehtinen demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Boehner amendment.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Boehner.
    7/27/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Boehner amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Boehner demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    7/27/2007Mr. Peterson (MN) moved that the Committee rise.
    7/27/2007On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
    7/27/2007Considered as unfinished business.
    7/27/2007The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Manzullo amendment, as modified.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Manzullo.
    7/27/2007Manzullo amendment (A010) modified by unanimous consent. Modification consist of replacement text.
    7/27/2007On agreeing to the Manzullo amendment (A010) as modified Failed by voice vote.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Welch (VT) amendment.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Welch (VT).
    7/27/2007By unanimous consent, the Welch (VT) amendment was withdrawn.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer amendment.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Blumenauer.
    7/27/2007By unanimous consent, the Blumenauer amendment was withdrawn.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Arcuri amendment.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Arcuri.
    7/27/2007By unanimous consent, the Arcuri amendment was withdrawn.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Davis (IL) amendment.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Davis (IL).
    7/27/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Davis (IL) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Davis (IL) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Peterson (MN) en bloc amendments.
    7/27/2007Amendments (A015) offered by Mr. Peterson (MN).
    7/27/2007Peterson (MN) amendment (A015) modified by unanimous consent. Modification consist of text offered to Part B amendment numbered 20.
    7/27/2007On agreeing to the Peterson (MN) amendments (A015) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
    7/27/2007Mr. Peterson (MN) moved that the Committee rise.
    7/27/2007On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
    7/27/2007ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Peterson (MN) asked unanimous consent that during further consideration of H.R. 2419 pursuant to H. Res. 547, the Chair may reduce to two minutes the minimum time for electronic voting under clause 6 of rule 18 and clauses 8 and 9 of rule 20. Agreed to without objection.
    7/27/2007Considered as unfinished business.
    7/27/2007The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
    7/27/2007Amendment (A016) offered by Mr. Udall (CO).
    7/27/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Udall (CO) amendment.
    7/27/2007The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2419.
    7/27/2007The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    7/27/2007Mr. Goodlatte moved to recommit with instructions to Agriculture.
    7/27/2007The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (consideration: CR 7/30/2007 H8960-9036; text: CR H8960-9036)
    7/27/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Goodlatte motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House promptly with the following amendments striking the two titles designated as XII in the amendments contained in part A of House Report 110-261 and adopt such amendments as may be necessary to comply with the Committee on Agriculture allocation under H.Con.Res. 99 of the 110th Congress.
    7/27/2007The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
    select this voteVote7/27/2007Amendment 7 to H.R. 2419
    select this voteVote7/27/2007Amendment 8 to H.R. 2419
    select this voteVote7/27/2007Amendment 9 to H.R. 2419
    7/27/2007The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2419.
    select this voteVote7/27/2007Amendment 15 to H.R. 2419
    select this voteVote7/27/2007Amendment 17 to H.R. 2419
    select this voteVote7/27/2007Amendment 18 to H.R. 2419
    select this voteVote7/27/2007Amendment 19 to H.R. 2419
    select this voteVote7/27/2007On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/27/2007On Passage - House - H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    7/28/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Udall (CO) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Udall (CO) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    7/28/2007Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Putnam.
    7/28/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Putnam amendment.
    7/28/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Putnam amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Putnam demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    7/28/2007DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 574, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cooper amendment.
    7/28/2007Amendment (A018) offered by Mr. Cooper.
    7/28/2007POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cooper amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cooper demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    7/28/2007UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
    9/04/2007Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
    Put on a legislative calendar9/05/2007Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 339.
    11/05/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    11/05/2007Amendment SA 3500 proposed by Senator Harkin.
    11/06/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/06/2007Motion by Senator Reid to commit to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry with instructions to report back forthwith, with the following amendment (SA 3512) made in Senate.
    11/06/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/06/2007Amendment SA 3508 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Dorgan to Amendment SA 3500.
    11/06/2007Amendment SA 3509 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3508.
    11/06/2007Amendment SA 3510 proposed by Senator Reid to language proposed to be stricken by amendment no. SA 3500.
    11/06/2007Amendment SA 3511 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3510.
    11/06/2007Amendment SA 3512 proposed by Senator Reid.
    11/06/2007Amendment SA 3513 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3512.
    11/06/2007Amendment SA 3514 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3513.
    11/08/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/08/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/08/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/08/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/08/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/08/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/08/2007Considered by Senate.
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    11/08/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/14/2007Cloture motion on the bill presented in Senate.
    11/14/2007Cloture motion on amendment SA 3500 presented in Senate.
    11/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/15/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/15/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/15/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/15/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/15/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/15/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/15/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/15/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/15/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/16/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/16/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/16/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/16/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/16/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/16/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/16/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/16/2007Considered by Senate.
    11/16/2007Considered by Senate.
    select this voteVote11/16/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin Amdt. No. 3500 (Subst.) to H.R.2419
    12/05/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/05/2007Second cloture motion on amendment SA 3500 presented in Senate.
    12/05/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/05/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/05/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/05/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/05/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/05/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/05/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/05/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/07/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/07/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/07/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/07/2007Proposed amendment SA 3508 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/07/2007SA 3509 fell when SA 3508 withdrawn.
    12/07/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/07/2007Proposed amendment SA 3510 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/07/2007SA 3511 fell when SA 3510 withdrawn.
    12/07/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/07/2007Proposed amendment SA 3512 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/07/2007SA 3513 fell when SA 3512 withdrawn.
    12/07/2007SA 3514 fell when SA 3513 fell.
    12/07/2007Amendment SA 3530 proposed by Senator Chambliss for Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/07/2007Amendment SA 3632 proposed by Senator Chambliss for Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/07/2007Amendment SA 3687 proposed by Senator Chambliss for Senator Cornyn to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/07/2007Amendment SA 3695 proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Dorgan to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/07/2007Amendment SA 3711 proposed by Senator Chambliss for Senator Lugar to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/07/2007Amendment SA 3807 proposed by Senator Chambliss for Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/07/2007Amendment SA 3810 proposed by Senator Klobuchar to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/07/2007Amendment SA 3819 proposed by Senator Brown to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/07/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/07/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/07/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/07/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3539 proposed by Senator Salazar for Senator Durbin to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3549 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Roberts to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3551 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Alexander to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3553 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Alexander to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3569 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Stevens to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3596 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Sessions to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3614 proposed by Senator Domenici to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3616 proposed by Senator Salazar to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3640 proposed by Senator Craig to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3671 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Gregg to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3672 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Gregg to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3673 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Gregg to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3674 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Gregg to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3771 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Bond to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3821 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3822 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Gregg to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/10/2007Amendment SA 3823 proposed by Senator Thune for Senator Grassley to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Amendment SA 3660 proposed by Senator Baucus to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/11/2007Proposed amendment SA 3660 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/11/2007Amendment SA 3666 proposed by Senator Tester to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Amendment SA 3720 proposed by Senator Schumer to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/11/2007Amendment SA 3736 proposed by Senator Wyden to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/11/2007Amendment SA 3825 proposed by Senator Gregg to Amendment SA 3673.
    12/11/2007Amendment SA 3826 proposed by Senator Sanders to Amendment SA 3822.
    12/11/2007Amendment SA 3830 proposed by Senator Harkin to Amendment SA 3500.
    select this voteVote12/11/2007Lugar Amdt. No. 3711
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    select this voteVote12/12/2007Amendment SA 3539 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Proposed amendment SA 3632 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/12/2007Amendment SA 3639 proposed by Senator Harkin to Amendment SA 3500.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Proposed amendment SA 3673, pursuant to the order of the Senate of December 11, 2007, having failed to achieve the required 60 votes in the affirmative, withdrawn in Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Amendment SA 3803 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 3500.
    select this voteVote12/12/2007Amendment SA 3803 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Proposed amendment SA 3825 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/12/2007Amendment SA 3844 proposed by Senator Harkin to Amendment SA 3830.
    12/12/2007Amendment SA 3845 proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Kennedy to Amendment SA 3539.
    select this voteVote12/12/2007Amendment SA 3845 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    12/12/2007Considered by Senate.
    select this voteVote12/12/2007Gregg Amdt. No. 3671
    select this voteVote12/12/2007Gregg Amdt. No. 3672
    select this voteVote12/12/2007Alexander Amdt. No. 3551
    select this voteVote12/12/2007Alexander Amdt.; No. 3553
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Gregg Amdt. No. 3673
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Sessions Amdt. No. 3596 As Modified
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Amendment SA 3530 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Proposed amendment SA 3640, pursuant to the order of December 13, 2007, having failed to achieve the required 60 votes in the affirmative, withdrawn in Senate.
    12/13/2007Proposed amendment SA 3666, pursuant to the order of December 13, 2007, having failed to achieve the required 60 votes in the affirmative, withdrawn in Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Proposed amendment SA 3695, pursuant to the order of the Senate of December 11, 2007, having failed to achieve the required 60 votes in the affirmative, withdrawn in Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Proposed amendment SA 3720 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Proposed amendment SA 3736 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Proposed amendment SA 3810, pursuant to the order of December 11, 2007, having failed to achieve the required 60 votes in the affirmative, withdrawn in Senate.
    12/13/2007Proposed amendment SA 3819, pursuant to the order of December 13, 2007, having failed to achieve 60 votes in the affirmative, withdrawn in Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Proposed amendment SA 3830 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/13/2007SA 3844 fell when SA 3830 was withdrawn.
    12/13/2007Amendment SA 3851 proposed by Senator Harkin to Amendment SA 3500.
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Amendment SA 3851 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/13/2007Considered by Senate.
    currently selectedVote12/13/2007Dorgan Amdt. No. 3695 as Modified
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Klobuchar Amdt. No. 3810
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Tester Amdt. No. 3666
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Brown Amdt. No. 3819
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Craig Amdt. No. 3640
    select this voteVote12/14/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin Amdt. No. 3500 to H.R. 2419
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Pursuant to the order of December 13, 2007, the following managers' package was agreed to: SA 3855.
    12/14/2007Cloture motion on the bill withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
    12/14/2007Senate insisted on its amendment, requested a conference.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    select this voteVote12/14/2007Amendment SA 3500 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3549 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3569 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3614 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3616 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3639 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3674 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3687 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3771 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3807 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3821 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3822 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    12/14/2007Proposed amendment SA 3823 withdrawn in Senate.
    12/14/2007SA 3826 fell when SA 3822 was withdrawn.
    12/14/2007Amendment SA 3855 proposed by Senator Harkin to Amendment SA 3500.
    select this voteVote12/14/2007Amendment SA 3855 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    12/14/2007Considered by Senate.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage12/14/2007On Passage - Senate - H.R. 2419 as Amended
    2/04/2008Senate appointed conferee(s) Harkin; Leahy; Conrad; Baucus; Lincoln; Stabenow; Chambliss; Lugar; Cochran; Roberts; Grassley.
    2/05/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    4/09/2008Mr. Holden moved that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
    4/09/2008On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
    4/09/2008Mr. Goodlatte moved that the House instruct conferees.
    4/09/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Goodlatte motion to instruct conferees. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to disagree to any provision which will result in an increase in taxes.
    4/09/2008The previous question was ordered without objection.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Agriculture for consideration of the House bill (except title XII) and the Senate amendment (except secs. 12001, 12201-12601, and 12701-12808), and modifications committed to conference: Peterson (MN), Holden, McIntyre, Etheridge, Boswell, Baca, Cardoza, Scott (GA), Goodlatte, Lucas, Moran (KS), Hayes, Musgrave, and Neugebauer.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Education and Labor for consideration of secs. 4303 and 4304 of the House bill, and secs. 4901-4905, 4911, and 4912 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Miller, George, McCarthy (NY), and Platts.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Financial Services for consideration of sec. 11310 of the House bill, and secs. 6501-6505, 11068, and 13107 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Kanjorski, Waters, and Bachus.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Energy and Commerce for consideration of secs. 6012, 6023, 6024, 6028, 6029, 9004, 9005, and 9017 of the House bill, and secs. 6006, 6012, 6110-6112, 6202, 6302, 7044, 7049, 7307, 7507, 9001, 11060, 11072, 11087, and 11101-11103 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Dingell, Pallone, and Barton (TX).
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Foreign Affairs for consideration of secs. 3001-3008, 3010-3014, and 3016 of the House bill, and secs. 3001-3022, 3101-3107, and 3201-3204 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Berman, Sherman, and Ros-Lehtinen.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on the Judiciary for consideration of secs. 11102, 11312, and 11314 of the House bill, and secs. 5402, 10103, 10201, 10203, 10205, 11017, 11069, 11076, 13102, and 13104 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Conyers, Scott (VA), and Smith (TX).
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Natural Resources for consideration of secs. 2313, 2331, 2341, 2405, 2607, 2607A, 2611, 5401, 6020, 7033, 7311, 8101, 8112, 8121-8127, 8204, 8205, 11063, and 11075 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Rahall, Bordallo, and McMorris Rodgers.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for consideration of secs. 1501 and 7109 of the House bill, and secs. 7020, 7313, 7314, 7316, 7502, 8126, 8205, and 10201 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Waxman, Towns, and Jordan.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Science and Technology for consideration of secs. 4403, 9003, 9006, 9010, 9015, 9019, and 9020 of the House bill, and secs. 7039, 7051, 7315, 7501, and 9001 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Gordon, Lampson, and McCaul (TX).
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Small Business for consideration of subtitle D of title XI of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Velazquez, Shuler, and Chabot.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration of secs. 2203, 2301, 6019, and 6020 of the House bill, and secs. 2604, 6029, 6030, 6034, and 11087 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Oberstar, Norton, and Graves.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of sec. 1303 and title XII of the House bill, and secs. 12001-12601, and 12701-12808 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Rangel, Pomeroy, and McCrery.
    4/09/2008The Speaker appointed conferees For consideration of the House bill (except title XII) and the Senate amendment (except secs. 12001, 12201-12601, and 12701-12808), and modifications committed to conference: DeLauro and Putnam.
    select this voteVote4/09/2008On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    4/14/2008Conference held.
    4/15/2008Conference held.
    4/16/2008Conference held.
    4/18/2008Conference held.
    4/22/2008Conference held.
    4/30/2008Mr. Flake moved that the House instruct conferees.
    4/30/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Flake motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to agree to the provisions contained in section 1703(b)(2) of the Senate amendment (relating to a $40,000 limitation on direct payments).
    4/30/2008The previous question was ordered without objection.
    4/30/2008POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Flake motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419, the Chair put the question adoption of the motion and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Flake demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion until tomorrow.
    5/01/2008Mr. Ryan (WI) moved that the House instruct conferees.
    5/01/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Ryan (WI) motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to, within the scope of the conference, use the most recent baseline estimates supplied by the Congressional Budget Office when evaluating the costs of the provisions of the report.
    5/01/2008The previous question was ordered without objection.
    5/01/2008POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ryan (WI) motion to instruct conferees on H. R. 2419, the Chair put the question adoption of the motion and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ryan (WI) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion until a time to be announced.
    5/01/2008Mr. Kind moved that the House instruct conferees.
    5/01/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Kind motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to insist on the amendment contained in section 2401(d) of the House bill, insist on the amendments contained in section 2104 of the House bill and reject the amendment contained in section 2401(2) of the Senate amendment, insist on the amendments contained in section 2102 of the House bill, and insist on the amendments contained in section 2608 of the Senate bill.
    select this voteVote5/01/2008On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    5/01/2008POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Kind motion to instruct conferees on H. R. 2419, the Chair put the question adoption of the motion and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Kind demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion until a time to be announced.
    5/05/2008NOTICE OF INTENT TO OFFER MOTION TO INSTRUCT - Mr. Flake (AZ) notified the House of his intent to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419.
    5/06/2008Walsh (NY) moved to reconsider the vote.
    5/06/2008Mr. Hastings (FL) moved to table the motion to reconsider the vote
    5/06/2008NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER MOTION TO INSTRUCT - Mr. Cantor notified the House of his intent to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419.
    select this voteVote5/06/2008On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    select this voteVote5/06/2008Table Motion to Reconsider: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    5/06/2008Latham moved to reconsider the vote.
    5/06/2008Mr. Hastings (FL) moved to table the motion to reconsider the vote
    select this voteVote5/06/2008On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    select this voteVote5/06/2008Table Motion to Reconsider: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    5/06/2008Mr. Flake moved that the House instruct conferees.
    5/06/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Flake motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House not to recede to the provisions contained in subtitle A of title XII of the Senate amendment (relating to a permanent agriculture disaster assistance program).
    5/06/2008The previous question was ordered without objection.
    5/06/2008POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Flake motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion to instruct and by voice vote, announced the nays had prevailed. Mr. Flake demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the motion to instruct until a time to be announced.
    5/07/2008NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER MOTION TO INSTRUCT - Mr. Shimkus notified the House of his intent to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419.
    5/07/2008NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER MOTION TO INSTRUCT - Mr. Terry notified the House of his intent to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419.
    5/07/2008NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER MOTION TO INSTRUCT - Mr. Upton notified the House of his intent to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419.
    5/08/2008Mr. Cantor moved that the House instruct conferees.
    5/08/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Cantor motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to disagree to the provisions contained in section 12808 of the Senate amendment (relating to qualified forestry conservation bonds).
    5/08/2008The previous question was ordered without objection.
    5/08/2008POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cantor motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Cantor demanded the yeas and nays which were ordered and further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion were postponed until a time to be announced.
    5/08/2008Mr. Upton moved that the House instruct conferees.
    5/08/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Upton motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419. The instructions contained in the motion direct the managers on the part of the House to recede the provisions proposed to be added to Section 9001 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 in the form of a definition of "Renewable Biomass".
    5/08/2008The previous question was ordered without objection.
    5/08/2008POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Upton motion to instruct conferees on H .R. 2419, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Upton demanded the yeas and nays which were ordered and further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion were postponed until a time to be announced.
    5/08/2008Mr. Shimkus moved that the House instruct conferees.
    5/08/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Shimkus motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419. The instructions contained in the motion direct the managers on the part of the House to recede to the provisions contained in section 9021 of the Senate amendment (relating to the E 85 Fuel Program).
    select this voteVote5/08/2008On Flake Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    select this voteVote5/08/2008On Cantor Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    5/08/2008The previous question was ordered without objection.
    5/08/2008POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Shimkus motion to instruct conferees on H .R. 2419, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Shimkus demanded the yeas and nays which were ordered and further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion were postponed until a time to be announced.
    5/08/2008Mr. Terry moved that the House instruct conferees.
    5/08/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Terry motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419. The instructions contained in the motion direct the managers on the part of the House to recede to the provisions contained in section 12312 subtitle C of title XII of the Senate amendment (relating to a cellulosic biofuel production tax credit).
    5/08/2008Mr. Terry asked unanimous consent to withdraw his motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2419. Agreed to without objection.
    5/13/2008Conference report H. Rept. 110-627 filed.
    5/13/2008Under clause 7(c) of rule XXI, the Chair announced that due to the filing of the conference report on H.R. 2419, the following two motions to instruct conferees on that measure have been vitiated: The motion to instruct offered by the gentleman from Michigan, Mr. Upton, which was debated on May 8th and on which further proceedings were postponed under clause 8 of rule XX; and the motion to instruct offered by the gentleman from Illinois, Mr. Shimkus, which was debated on May 8th and on which further proceedings were postponed under clause 8 of rule XX.
    5/13/2008Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1189 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 2419 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit allowed.
    5/14/2008Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
    5/14/2008Conference report considered in Senate.
    5/14/2008Point of order against the measure raised in Senate.
    5/14/2008Motion to waive the Budget Act (section 203, S.Con.Res. 21, 110th Congress) with respect to the measure made in Senate.
    5/14/2008Rule H. Res. 1189 passed House.
    5/14/2008Mr. Peterson (MN) brought up conference report H. Rept. 110-627 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 1189.
    5/14/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2419.
    5/14/2008The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    5/14/2008Mr. Cantor moved to recommit with instructions to the conference committee.
    5/14/2008The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions to conference committee was ordered without objection.
    5/14/2008Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    select this voteVote5/14/2008Recommit Conference Report with Instructions: H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    select this voteVote5/14/2008On the Conference Report - House - H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    5/15/2008Conference report considered in Senate.
    5/15/2008Point of order against the measure raised in Senate.
    5/15/2008Motion to waive under paragraph 8(a) of Rule XLIV with respect to the measure made in Senate.
    5/15/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President5/15/2008Cleared for White House.
    select this voteVote5/15/2008Motion to Waive S. Con. Res. 21, 110th Congress, sect. 203 re: Conference Report to accompany H.R. 2419
    select this voteVote5/15/2008Motion to Waive Rule XLIV, 8(a) re: H.R. 2419 Conference Report
    select this voteVote5/15/2008On the Conference Report - Senate - Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2419
    Presented to President5/20/2008Presented to President.
    Vetoed5/21/2008Vetoed by President.
    5/21/2008The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President.
    5/21/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the veto message of the President to accompany H.R. 2419.
    5/21/2008Without objection, the previous question was ordered.
    5/21/2008On passage, the objections of the President to the contrary, notwithstanding. 2/3 Yea and Nay vote pending.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage5/21/2008Veto Override - House - H.R. 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act
    5/22/2008Veto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk.
    5/22/2008Veto Message considered in Senate.
    5/22/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Enacted5/22/2008Became Public Law No: 110-234.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage5/22/2008Veto Override - Senate - H.R. 2419
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    select this voteH. Amdt. 700Kind, Ron [D-WI3]July 26, 2007Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2007.

    Amendment sought to reform the farmer safety net to work better for small farmers at lower cost, reallocate funding to nutrition, conservation, specialty crops and healthy foods, rural development, and programs that benefit socially disadvantaged farmers.

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    H. Amdt. 701Peterson, Collin [D-MN7]July 26, 2007Offered on July 25, 2007.

    Amendments en bloc consist of amendment Nos. 4, 8, 9, 10, 14, 17, 22, 23 as modified, 24, 26, 28, 30 and 31 contained in House Report 110-261 and printed on pages H8723-H8726 in the Congressional Record for July 26, 2007.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 702Frank, Barney [D-MA4]July 26, 2007Passed by voice vote on July 26, 2007.

    Amendment strikes 5 sections from title V of the bill which expand the lending authority of the Farm Credit System.

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    H. Amdt. 703Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA6]July 27, 2007Withdrawn on July 27, 2007.

    An amendment numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 110-261 to streamline and adopt one set of terms and conditions of easements for the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP), Grasslands Reserve Program (GRP, Farmland and Ranchland Protection Program (FRPP), and Healthy Forest Reserve Program (HFRP).

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    H. Amdt. 704Cardoza, Dennis [D-CA18]July 27, 2007Withdrawn on July 27, 2007.

    An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 110-261 to require USDA to transition Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) employees responsible for plant pest inspection duties back to USDA from the Department of Homeland Security in order to better serve the needs of American agriculture.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 705Boustany, Charles [R-LA3]July 27, 2007Passed by voice vote on July 27, 2007.

    Amendment to state that in the case of sweet potatoes, Risk Management Agency Pilot Program data shall not be considered for purposes of determining production for the 2005-2006 Farm Service Agency Crop Disaster Program.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 706Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]July 27, 2007Passed by roll call vote on July 27, 2007.

    Amendment to express the sense of Congress that the food available to schoolchildren under the school breakfast and lunch program should be selected so as to reduce the incidence of juvenile obesity and to maximize nutritional value.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 707Rangel, Charles [D-NY13]July 27, 2007Failed by roll call vote on July 27, 2007.

    Amendment sought to remove certain banking restrictions related to Cuba's payment for agricultural purchases from U.S. producers.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 708Boehner, John [R-OH8]July 27, 2007Failed by roll call vote on July 27, 2007.

    Amendment sought to replace the current daily posted county prices (PCPs) used for determing loan deficiency payment rates and repayment rates for marketing assistance loans with a monthly PCP for each crop.

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    H. Amdt. 709Manzullo, Donald [R-IL16]July 27, 2007Offered on July 26, 2007.

    Amendment sought to exempt the Environmental Quality Incentives Program from the $60,000 payment limitation contained in the bill.

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    H. Amdt. 710Welch, Peter [D-VT]July 27, 2007Withdrawn on July 27, 2007.

    An amendment numbered 10 printed in Part B of House Report 110-261 to encourage schools to submit plans for implementation to the Secretary that include locally grown foods, in areas where geographically available.

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    H. Amdt. 711Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR3]July 27, 2007Withdrawn on July 27, 2007.

    An amendmend numbered 16 printed in Part B of House Report 110-261 to make conservation easements purchased through a transferable development rights program eligible for grants under the Farm and Ranchland Protection Program.

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    H. Amdt. 712Arcuri, Michael [D-NY24]July 27, 2007Withdrawn on July 27, 2007.

    An amendment numbered 9 printed in House Report 110-261 to express the Sense of Congress that the Secretary of Agriculture should use existing authority when determining the Class I milk price mover to take into account the increased cost of production, including energy and feed.

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    H. Amdt. 713Davis, Danny [D-IL7]July 27, 2007Failed by voice vote on July 27, 2007.

    Amendment sought to strike the sugar sections in the commodity title as well as the feedstock flexibility program for bioenergy producers, extending current programs until 2012.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 714Peterson, Collin [D-MN7]July 27, 2007Offered on July 26, 2007.

    Amendments en bloc consist of amendment Nos. 20 and 29 contained in House Report 110-261 and printed on page H8763 in the Congressional Record for July 27, 2007.

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    H. Amdt. 715Udall, Mark [D-CO]July 27, 2007Failed by voice vote on July 27, 2007.

    Amendment sought to reduce the direct payment rate for cotton by two-thirds of a cent in order to fund additional enrollment in the Grasslands Reserve Program.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 716Putnam, Adam [R-FL12]July 27, 2007Failed by roll call vote on July 27, 2007.

    Amendment sought to prohibit individuals from receiving farm conservation payments if their income exceeds $1 million, unless 75 percent of their income comes from farm income.

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    select this voteH. Amdt. 717Cooper, Jim [D-TN5]July 27, 2007Failed by roll call vote on July 27, 2007.

    Amendment sought to add language to the bill to control crop insurance program costs.

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    S. Amdt. 3499Wyden, Ron [D-OR]November 5, 2007Offered on November 4, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3500Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]November 5, 2007Passed by voice vote on December 13, 2007.

    In the nature of a substitute.

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    S. Amdt. 3501Barrasso, John [R-WY]November 5, 2007Offered on November 4, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3502Wyden, Ron [D-OR]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3503Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3504Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3505Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3506Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3507Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3508Dorgan, Byron [D-ND]November 6, 2007Withdrawn on December 6, 2007.

    To strengthen payment limitations and direct the savings to increased funding for certain programs.

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    S. Amdt. 3509Reid, Harry [D-NV]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

    To change the enactment date.

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    S. Amdt. 3510Reid, Harry [D-NV]November 6, 2007Withdrawn on December 6, 2007.

    To change the enactment date.

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    S. Amdt. 3511Reid, Harry [D-NV]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

    To change the enactment date.

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    S. Amdt. 3512Reid, Harry [D-NV]November 6, 2007Withdrawn on December 6, 2007.

    To change the enactment date.

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    S. Amdt. 3513Reid, Harry [D-NV]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

    To change the enactment date.

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    S. Amdt. 3514Reid, Harry [D-NV]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

    To change the enactment date.

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    S. Amdt. 3515Stevens, Ted [R-AK]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3516Tester, Jon [D-MT]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3517Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3518Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3519Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3520Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3521Casey, Robert [D-PA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3522Casey, Robert [D-PA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3523Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3524Mikulski, Barbara [D-MD]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3525Mikulski, Barbara [D-MD]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3526Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3527Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3528Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3529Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3530Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 6, 2007Passed by voice vote on December 12, 2007.

    To limit the distribution to deceased individuals, and estates of those individuals, of certain agricultural payments.

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    S. Amdt. 3531Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3532Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3533Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3534Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3535Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3536Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3537Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3538Akaka, Daniel [D-HI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3539Durbin, Richard [D-IL]November 6, 2007Passed by voice vote on December 11, 2007.

    To provide a termination date for the conduct of certain inspections and the issuance of certain regulations.

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    S. Amdt. 3540Casey, Robert [D-PA]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3541Craig, Larry [R-ID]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3542Domenici, Pete [R-NM]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3543Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]November 6, 2007Offered on November 5, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3544Lincoln, Blanche [D-AR]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3545Lincoln, Blanche [D-AR]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3546Roberts, Pat [R-KS]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3547Roberts, Pat [R-KS]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3548Roberts, Pat [R-KS]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3549Roberts, Pat [R-KS]November 7, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

    To modify a provision relating to regulations.

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    S. Amdt. 3550Alexander, Lamar [R-TN]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3551Alexander, Lamar [R-TN]November 7, 2007Failed by roll call vote on December 11, 2007.

    To increase funding for the Initiative for Future Agriculture and Food Systems, with an offset.

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    S. Amdt. 3552Alexander, Lamar [R-TN]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3553Alexander, Lamar [R-TN]November 7, 2007Failed by roll call vote on December 11, 2007.

    To limit the tax credit for small wind energy property expenditures to property placed in service in connection with a farm or rural small business.

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    S. Amdt. 3554Alexander, Lamar [R-TN]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3555Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3556McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3558Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3559Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3560Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3561Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3562Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3563Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3564Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM]November 7, 2007Offered on November 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3566Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3567Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3568Stevens, Ted [R-AK]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3569Stevens, Ted [R-AK]November 8, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

    To make commercial fishermen eligible for certain operating loans.

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    S. Amdt. 3571Allard, Wayne [R-CO]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3575Coleman, Norm [R-MN]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3576Nelson, Ben [D-NE]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3577Smith, Gordon [R-OR]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3582Smith, Gordon [R-OR]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3583Sununu, John [R-NH]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3584Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3585Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3586Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3587Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3589Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3590Bond, Christopher [R-MO]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3592Domenici, Pete [R-NM]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3593Dorgan, Byron [D-ND]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3595Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3596Sessions, Jefferson [R-AL]November 8, 2007Failed by roll call vote on December 11, 2007.

    To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a pilot program under which agricultural producers may establish and contribute to tax-exempt farm savings accounts in lieu of obtaining federally subsidized crop insurance or noninsured crop assistance, to provide for contributions to such accounts by the Secretary of Agriculture, to specify the situations in which amounts may be paid to producers from such accounts, and to limit the total amount of such distributions to a producer during a taxable year, and for other purposes.

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    S. Amdt. 3597Lott, Trent [R-MS]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3598Baucus, Max [D-MT]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3599Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3600Allard, Wayne [R-CO]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3602Dorgan, Byron [D-ND]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3603Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3604Kerry, John [D-MA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3605Smith, Gordon [R-OR]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3606Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3607Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3608Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3609Casey, Robert [D-PA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3610Casey, Robert [D-PA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3611Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3612Bond, Christopher [R-MO]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3613Stevens, Ted [R-AK]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3614Domenici, Pete [R-NM]November 13, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

    To reduce our nation's dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources.

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    S. Amdt. 3615Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3616Salazar, Ken [D-CO]November 13, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

    To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for the production of all cellulosic biofuels.

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    S. Amdt. 3617Sessions, Jefferson [R-AL]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3618Bunning, Jim [R-KY]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3619Durbin, Richard [D-IL]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3620Lott, Trent [R-MS]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3621Coleman, Norm [R-MN]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3622Salazar, Ken [D-CO]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3623Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3624Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3625Pryor, Mark [D-AR]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3626Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3627Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3628Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3629Dole, Elizabeth [R-NC]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3630Dole, Elizabeth [R-NC]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3631Grassley, Charles [R-IA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3632Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 13, 2007Withdrawn on December 11, 2007.

    To modify a provision relating to the Environmental Quality Incentive Program.

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    S. Amdt. 3633Mikulski, Barbara [D-MD]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3634Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3635Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3636Murray, Patty [D-WA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3637Murray, Patty [D-WA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3638Murray, Patty [D-WA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3639Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]November 13, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

    To improve nutrition standards for foods and beverages sold in schools.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3640Craig, Larry [R-ID]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

    To prohibit the involuntary acquisition of farmland and grazing land by Federal, State, and local governments for parks, open space, or similar purposes.

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    S. Amdt. 3641Allard, Wayne [R-CO]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3642Kyl, Jon [R-AZ]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3643Cornyn, John [R-TX]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3644Cornyn, John [R-TX]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3645Ensign, John [R-NV]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3646Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3647Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3648Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3649Kerry, John [D-MA]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3650Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3651Corker, Bob [R-TN]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3652Lautenberg, Frank [D-NJ]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3653Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 13, 2007Offered on November 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3654Schumer, Charles [D-NY]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3655Baucus, Max [D-MT]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3656Pryor, Mark [D-AR]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3657Pryor, Mark [D-AR]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3658Durbin, Richard [D-IL]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3659Nelson, Ben [D-NE]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3660Baucus, Max [D-MT]November 14, 2007Withdrawn on December 10, 2007.

    Relative to agricultural supply.

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    S. Amdt. 3661Kennedy, Edward [D-MA]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3662Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3663Vitter, David [R-LA]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3664Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3665Ensign, John [R-NV]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3666Tester, Jon [D-MT]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

    To modify the provisions relating to unlawful practices under the Packers and Stockyards Act.

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    S. Amdt. 3667Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3668Baucus, Max [D-MT]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3669Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3670Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3671Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 14, 2007Failed by roll call vote on December 11, 2007.

    To strike the section requiring the establishment of a Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3672Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 14, 2007Failed by roll call vote on December 11, 2007.

    To strike a provision relating to market loss assistance for asparagus producers.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3673Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

    To improve women's access to heath care services in rural areas and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the delivery of obstetrical and gynecological services.

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    S. Amdt. 3674Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 14, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

    To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude discharges of indebtedness on principal residences from gross income, and for other purposes.

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    S. Amdt. 3675Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 14, 2007Offered on November 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3679Kennedy, Edward [D-MA]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3680Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3681Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3682Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3683Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3684Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3685Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3686Feingold, Russell [D-WI]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3687Cornyn, John [R-TX]November 15, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

    To prevent duplicative payments for agricultural disaster assistance already covered by the Agricultural Disaster Relief Trust Fund.

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    S. Amdt. 3688Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3689Reed, John [D-RI]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3690Reed, John [D-RI]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3691Enzi, Michael [R-WY]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3692Lott, Trent [R-MS]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3693DeMint, Jim [R-SC]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3694Stevens, Ted [R-AK]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    currently selectedS. Amdt. 3695Dorgan, Byron [D-ND]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

    To strengthen payment limitations and direct the savings to increase funding for certain programs.

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    December 7, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3695 proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Dorgan to Amendment SA 3500.
    December 10, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
    December 11, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
    December 12, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
    December 13, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Proposed amendment SA 3695, pursuant to the order of the Senate of December 11, 2007, having failed to achieve the required 60 votes in the affirmative, withdrawn in Senate.
    December 13, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
    December 13, 2007, 9:50 am ET - Dorgan Amdt. No. 3695 as Modified

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    SA 3695. Mr. DORGAN (for himself and Mr. Grassley) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him 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 187, strike line 8 and all that follows through page 209, line 18, and insert the following:
    SEC. 1703. PAYMENT LIMITATIONS.
    (a) In General.--Section 1001 of the Food Security of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1308) is amended--
    (1) in subsection (a), by striking paragraphs (1) and (2) and inserting the following:
    ``(A) IN GENERAL.--The term `entity' means--
    ``(i) an organization that (subject to the requirements of this section and section 1001A) is eligible to receive a payment under a provision of law referred to in subsection (b) or (c);
    ``(ii) a corporation, joint stock company, association, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, charitable organization, estate, irrevocable trust, grantor of a revocable trust, or other similar entity (as determined by the Secretary); and
    ``(iii) an organization that is participating in a farming operation as a partner in a general partnership or as a participant in a joint venture.
    ``(B) EXCLUSION.--The term `entity' does not include a general partnership or joint venture.
    ``(C) ESTATES.--In promulgating regulations to define the term `entity' as the term applies to estates, the Secretary shall ensure that fair and equitable treatment is given to estates and the beneficiaries of estates.
    ``(D) IRREVOCABLE TRUSTS.--In promulgating regulations to define the term `entity' as the term applies to irrevocable trusts, the Secretary shall ensure that irrevocable trusts are legitimate entities that have not been created for the purpose of avoiding a payment limitation.
    ``(2) INDIVIDUAL.--The term `individual' means--
    ``(A) a natural person, and any minor child of the natural person (as determined by the Secretary), who, subject to the requirements of this section and section 1001A, is eligible to receive a payment under a provision of law referred to in subsection (b), (c), or (d); and
    ``(B) a natural person participating in a farming operation as a partner in a general partnership, a participant in a joint venture, a grantor of a revocable trust, or a participant in a similar entity (as determined by the Secretary).'';
    (2) by striking subsection (b) and inserting the following:
    ``(b) Limitation on Direct Payments.--The total amount of direct payments that an individual or entity may receive, directly or indirectly, during any crop year under part I or III of subtitle A of title I of the Food and Energy Security Act of 2007 for 1 or more covered commodities and peanuts, or average crop revenue payments determined under section 1401(b)(2) of that Act, shall not exceed $20,000.'';
    (3) by striking subsection (c) and inserting the following:
    ``(c) Limitation on Counter-Cyclical Payments.--The total amount of counter-cyclical payments that an individual or entity may receive, directly or indirectly, during any crop year under part I or III of subtitle A or C of title I of the Food and Energy Security Act of 2007 for 1 or more covered commodities and peanuts, or average crop revenue payments determined under section 1401(b)(3) of that Act, shall not exceed $30,000.'';
    (4) by striking subsection (d) and inserting the following:
    ``(d) Limitations on Marketing Loan Gains, Loan Deficiency Payments, and Commodity Certificate Transactions.--The total amount of the following gains and payments that an individual or entity may receive during any crop year may not exceed $75,000:
    ``(1)(A) Any gain realized by a producer from repaying a marketing assistance loan for 1 or more loan commodities and peanuts under part II of subtitle A of title I of the Food and Energy Security Act of 2007 at a lower level than the original loan rate established for the loan commodity under that subtitle.
    ``(B) In the case of settlement of a marketing assistance loan for 1 or more loan commodities and peanuts under that subtitle by forfeiture, the amount by which the loan amount exceeds the repayment amount for the loan if the loan had been settled by repayment instead of forfeiture.
    ``(2) Any loan deficiency payments received for 1 or more loan commodities and peanuts under that subtitle.
    ``(3) Any gain realized from the use of a commodity certificate issued by the Commodity Credit Corporation for 1 or more loan commodities and peanuts, as determined by the Secretary, including the use of a certificate for the settlement of a marketing assistance loan made under that subtitle or section 1307 of that Act (7 U.S.C. 7957).'';
    (5) by striking subsection (e);
    (6) by redesignating subsections (f) and (g) as subsections (i) and (j), respectively;
    (7) by inserting after subsection (d) the following:
    ``(e) Payments to Individuals and Entities.--Notwithstanding, subsections (b) through (d), an individual or entity may receive, directly or indirectly, through all ownership interests of the individual or entity, from all sources, payments or gains (as applicable) for a crop year that shall not exceed an amount equal to twice the applicable dollar amounts specified in subsections (b), (c), and (d).
    ``(f) Single Farming Operation.--Notwithstanding subsections (b) through (d), if an individual or entity participates only in a single farming operation and receives, directly or indirectly, any payment or gain covered by this section through the farming operation, the total amount of payments or gains (as applicable) covered by this section that the individual or entity may receive during any crop year shall not exceed an amount equal to twice the applicable dollar amounts specified
    in subsections (b), (c), and (d).
    ``(g) Spousal Equity.--
    ``(1) IN GENERAL.--Notwithstanding subsections (b) through (f), except as provided in paragraph (2), if an individual and the spouse of the individual are covered by paragraph (2) and receive, directly or indirectly, any payment or gain covered by this section, the total amount of payments or gains (as applicable) covered by this section that the individual and spouse may jointly receive during any crop year may not exceed an amount equal to twice the applicable dollar amounts specified
    in subsections (b), (c), and (d).
    ``(2) EXCEPTIONS.--
    ``(A) SEPARATE FARMING OPERATIONS.--In the case of a married couple in which each spouse, before the marriage, was separately engaged in an unrelated farming operation, each spouse shall be treated as a separate individual with respect to a farming operation brought into the marriage by a spouse, subject to the condition that the farming operation shall remain a separate farming operation, as determined by the Secretary.
    ``(B) ELECTION TO RECEIVE SEPARATE PAYMENTS.--A married couple may elect to receive payments separately in the name of each spouse if the total amount of payments and benefits described in subsections (b), (c), and (d) that the married couple receives, directly or indirectly, does not exceed an amount equal to twice the applicable dollar amounts specified in those subsections.
    ``(h) Attribution of Payments.--
    ``(1) IN GENERAL.--The Secretary shall issue such regulations as are necessary to ensure that all payments or gains (as applicable) are attributed to an individual by taking into account the direct and indirect ownership interests of the individual in an entity that is eligible to receive such payments or gains (as applicable).
    ``(2) PAYMENTS TO AN INDIVIDUAL.--Every payment made directly to an individual shall be combined with the individual's pro rata interest in payments received by an entity or entities in which the individual has a direct or indirect ownership interest.
    ``(3) PAYMENTS TO AN ENTITY.--
    ``(A) IN GENERAL.--Every payment or gain (as applicable) made to an entity shall be attributed to those individuals who have a direct or indirect ownership in the entity.
    ``(B) ATTRIBUTION OF PAYMENTS.--
    ``(i) PAYMENT LIMITS.--Except as provided by clause (ii), payments or gains (as applicable) made to an entity shall not exceed twice the amounts specified in subsections (b) through (d).
    ``(ii) EXCEPTION.--Payments or gains (as applicable) made to a joint venture or a general partnership shall not exceed, for each payment or gain (as applicable) specified in subsections (b) through (d), the amount determined by multiplying twice the maximum payment amount specified in subsections (b), (c), and (d) by the number of individuals and entities (other than joint ventures and general partnerships) that comprise the ownership of the joint venture or general partnership.
    ``(4) 4 LEVELS OF ATTRIBUTION FOR EMBEDDED ENTITIES.--
    ``(A) IN GENERAL.--Attribution of payments or gains (as applicable) made to entities shall be traced through 4 levels of ownership in entities.
    ``(B) FIRST LEVEL.--Any payments or gains (as applicable) made to an entity (a first-tier entity) that is owned in whole or in part by an individual shall be attributed to the individual in an amount that represents the direct ownership in the first-tier entity by the individual.
    ``(C) SECOND LEVEL.--
    ``(i) IN GENERAL.--Any payments or gains (as applicable) made to a first-tier entity that is owned in whole or in part by another entity (a second-tier entity) shall be attributed to the second-tier entity in proportion to the ownership interest of the second-tier entity in the first-tier entity.
    ``(ii) OWNERSHIP BY INDIVIDUAL.--If the second-tier entity is owned in whole or in part by an individual, the amount of the payment made to the first-tier entity shall be attributed to the individual in the amount the Secretary determines to represent the indirect ownership in the first-tier entity by the individual.
    ``(D) THIRD AND FOURTH LEVELS.--
    ``(i) IN GENERAL.--Except as provided in clause (ii), the Secretary shall attribute payments or gains (as applicable) at the third and fourth tiers of ownership in the same manner as specified in subparagraph (C).
    ``(ii) FOURTH-TIER OWNERSHIP BY ENTITY.--If the fourth-tier of ownership is that of a fourth-tier entity, the Secretary shall reduce the amount of the payment to be made to the first-tier entity in the amount that the Secretary determines to represent the indirect ownership in the first-tier entity by the fourth-tier entity.''; and
    (8) in subsection (i) (as redesignated by paragraph (6)), by striking ``person'' and inserting ``individual or entity''.
    (b) Substantive Change; Payments Limited to Active Farmers.--Section 1001A of the Food Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1308-1) is amended--
    (1) by striking the section designation and heading and all that follows through the end of subsection (a) and inserting the following:
    ``SEC. 1001A. SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE; PAYMENTS LIMITED TO ACTIVE FARMERS.
    ``(a) Substantive Change.--
    ``(1) IN GENERAL.--For purposes of the application of limitations under this section, the Secretary shall not approve any change in a farming operation that otherwise would increase the number of individuals or entities (as defined in section 1001(a)) to which the limitations under this section apply, unless the Secretary determines that the change is bona fide and substantive.
    ``(2) FAMILY MEMBERS.--For the purpose of paragraph (1), the addition of a family member (as defined in subsection (b)(2)(A)) to a farming operation under the criteria established under subsection (b)(3)(B) shall be considered to be a bona fide and substantive change in the farming operation.
    ``(3) PRIMARY CONTROL.--To prevent a farm from reorganizing in a manner that is inconsistent with the purposes of this Act, the Secretary shall promulgate such regulations as the Secretary determines to be necessary to simultaneously attribute payments for a farming operation to more than 1 individual or entity, including the individual or entity that exercises primary control over the farming operation, including to respond to--
    ``(A)(i) any instance in which ownership of a farming operation is transferred to an individual or entity under an arrangement that provides for the sale or exchange of any asset or ownership interest in 1 or more entities at less than fair market value; and
    ``(ii) the transferor is provided preferential rights to repurchase the asset or interest at less than fair market value; or
    ``(B) a sale or exchange of any asset or ownership interest in 1 or more entities under an arrangement under which rights to exercise control over the asset or interest are retained, directly or indirectly, by the transferor.'';
    (2) in subsection (b)--
    (A) by striking paragraph (1) and inserting the following:
    ``(1) IN GENERAL.--To be eligible to receive, directly or indirectly, payments or benefits described as being subject to limitation in subsection (b) through (d) of section 1001 with respect to a particular farming operation, an individual or entity (as defined in section 1001(a)) shall be actively engaged in farming with respect to the farming operation, in accordance with paragraphs (2), (3), and (4).'';
    (B) in paragraph (2)--
    (i) by striking subparagraphs (A) and (B) and inserting the following:
    ``(A) DEFINITIONS.--In this paragraph:
    ``(i) ACTIVE PERSONAL MANAGEMENT.--The term `active personal management' means, with respect to an individual, administrative duties carried out by the individual for a farming operation--
    ``(I) that are personally provided by the individual on a regular, substantial, and continuing basis; and
    ``(II) relating to the supervision and direction of--
    ``(aa) activities and labor involved in the farming operation; and
    ``(bb) onsite services directly related and necessary to the farming operation.
    ``(ii) FAMILY MEMBER.--The term `family member', with respect to an individual participating in a farming operation, means an individual who is related to the individual as a lineal ancestor, a lineal descendant, or a sibling (including a spouse of such an individual).
    ``(B) ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT.--Except as provided in paragraph (3), for purposes of paragraph (1), the following shall apply:
    ``(i) An individual shall be considered to be actively engaged in farming with respect to a farming operation if--
    ``(I) the individual makes a significant contribution, as determined under subparagraph (E) (based on the total value of the farming operation), to the farming operation of--
    ``(aa) capital, equipment, or land; and
    ``(bb) personal labor and active personal management;
    ``(II) the share of the individual of the profits or losses from the farming operation is commensurate with the contributions of the individual to the operation; and
    ``(III) a contribution of the individual is at risk.
    ``(ii) An entity shall be considered to be actively engaged in farming with respect to a farming operation if--
    ``(I) the entity makes a significant contribution, as determined under subparagraph (E) (based on the total value of the farming operation), to the farming operation of capital, equipment, or land;
    ``(II)(aa) the stockholders or members that collectively own at least 51 percent of the combined beneficial interest in the entity each make a significant contribution of personal labor and active personal management to the operation; or
    ``(bb) in the case of an entity in which all of the beneficial interests are held by family members, any stockholder or member (or household comprised of a stockholder or member and the spouse of the stockholder or member) who owns at least 10 percent of the beneficial interest in the entity makes a significant contribution of personal labor or active personal management; and
    ``(III) the entity meets the requirements of subclauses (II) and (III) of clause (i).'';
    (ii) in subparagraph (C), by striking ``and the standards provided'' and all that follows through ``active personal management'' and inserting ``the partners or members making a significant contribution of personal labor or active personal management and meeting the standards provided in subclauses (II) and (III) of subparagraph (B)(i)''; and
    (iii) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(E) SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION OF PERSONAL LABOR OR ACTIVE PERSONAL MANAGEMENT.--
    ``(i) IN GENERAL.--Subject to clause (ii), for purposes of subparagraph (B), an individual shall be considered to be providing, on behalf of the individual or an entity, a significant contribution of personal labor or active personal management, if the total contribution of personal labor and active personal management is at least equal to the lesser of--
    ``(I) 1,000 hours; and
    ``(II) a period of time equal to--
    ``(aa) 50 percent of the commensurate share of the total number of hours of personal labor and active personal management required to conduct the farming operation; or
    ``(bb) in the case of a stockholder or member (or household comprised of a stockholder or member and the spouse of the stockholder or member) that owns at least 10 percent of the beneficial interest in an entity in which all of the beneficial interests are held by family members, 50 percent of the commensurate share of hours of the personal labor and active personal management of all family members required to conduct the farming operation.
    ``(ii) MINIMUM LABOR HOURS.--For the purpose of clause (i), the minimum number of labor hours required to produce a commodity shall be equal to the number of hours that would be necessary to conduct a farming operation for the production of each commodity that is comparable in size to the commensurate share of an individual or entity in the farming operation for the production of the commodity, based on the minimum number of hours per acre required to produce the commodity in the State
    in which the farming operation is located, as determined by the Secretary.'';
    (C) in paragraph (3)--
    (i) by striking subparagraph (A) and inserting the following:
    ``(A) LANDOWNERS.--An individual or entity that is a landowner contributing owned land, and that meets the requirements of subclauses (II) and (III) of paragraph (2)(B)(i), if, as determined by the Secretary--
    ``(i) the landowner share-rents the land at a rate that is usual and customary; and
    ``(ii) the share received by the landowner is commensurate with the share of the crop or income received as rent.'';
    (ii) in subparagraph (B)--
    (I) in the first sentence--
    (aa) by striking ``persons, a majority of whom are individuals who'' and inserting ``individuals who are family members, or an entity the majority of the stockholders or members of which''; and
    (bb) by striking ``standards provided in clauses (ii) and (iii) of paragraph (2)(A)'' and inserting ``requirements of subclauses (II) and (III) of paragraph (2)(B)(i)''; and
    (II) by striking the second sentence; and
    (iii) in subparagraph (C), by striking ``standards provided in clauses (ii) and (iii) of paragraph (2)(A)'' and inserting ``requirements of subclauses (II) and (III) of paragraph (2)(B)(i), and who was receiving payments from the landowner as a sharecropper prior to the effective date of the Food and Energy Security Act of 2007'';
    (D) in paragraph (4)--
    (i) in the paragraph heading, by striking ``PERSONS'' and inserting ``INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES'';
    (ii) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking ``persons'' and inserting ``individuals and entities''; and
    (iii) by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:
    ``(B) OTHER INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES.--Any other individual or entity, or class of individuals or entities, that fails to meet the requirements of paragraphs (2) and (3), as determined by the Secretary.'';
    (E) by redesignating paragraphs (5) and (6) as paragraphs (6) and (7), respectively;
    (F) by inserting after paragraph (4) the following:
    ``(5) PERSONAL LABOR AND ACTIVE PERSONAL MANAGEMENT.--No stockholder or member may provide personal labor or active personal management to meet the requirements of this subsection for individuals or entities that collectively receive, directly or indirectly, an amount equal to more than twice the applicable limits under subsections (b), (c), and (d) of section 1001.''; and
    (G) in paragraph (6) (as redesignated by subparagraph (E))--
    (i) in the first sentence--
    (I) by striking ``A person'' and inserting ``An individual or entity''; and
    (II) by striking ``such person'' and inserting ``the individual or entity''; and
    (ii) by striking the second sentence; and
    (3) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(c) Notification by Entities.--To facilitate the administration of this section, each entity that receives payments or benefits described as being subject to limitation in subsection (b), (c), or (d) of section 1001 with respect to a particular farming operation shall--
    ``(1) notify each individual or other entity that acquires or holds a beneficial interest in the farming operation of the requirements and limitations under this section; and
    ``(2) provide to the Secretary, at such times and in such manner as the Secretary may require, the name and social security number of each individual, or the name and taxpayer identification number of each entity, that holds or acquires such a beneficial interest.''.
    (c) Schemes or Devices.--Section 1001B of the Food Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1308-2) is amended--
    (1) by inserting ``(a) In General.--'' before ``If'';
    (2) in subsection (a) (as designated by paragraph (1)), by striking ``person'' each place it appears and inserting ``individual or entity''; and
    (3) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(b) Extended Ineligibility.--If the Secretary determines that an individual or entity, for the benefit of the individual or entity or of any other individual or entity, has knowingly engaged in, or aided in the creation of fraudulent documents, failed to disclose material information relevant to the administration of this subtitle requested by the Secretary, or committed other equally serious actions as identified in regulations issued by the Secretary, the Secretary may for a period
    not to exceed 5 crop years deny the issuance of payments to the individual or entity.
    ``(c) Fraud.--If fraud is committed by an individual or entity in connection with a scheme or device to evade, or that has the purpose of evading, section 1001, 1001A, or 1001C, the individual or entity shall be ineligible to receive farm program payments described as being subject to limitation in subsection (b), (c), or (d) of section 1001 for--
    ``(1) the crop year for which the scheme or device is adopted; and
    ``(2) the succeeding 5 crop years.
    ``(d) Joint and Several Liability.--Any individual or entity that participates in a scheme or device described in subsection (a) or (b) shall be jointly and severally liable for any and all overpayments resulting from the scheme or device, and subject to program ineligibility resulting from the scheme or device, regardless of whether a particular individual or entity was a payment recipient.
    ``(e) Waiver Authority.--
    ``(1) IN GENERAL.--The Secretary may fully or partially release an individual or entity from liability for repayment of program proceeds under subsection (d) if the individual or entity cooperates with the Department of Agriculture by disclosing a scheme or device to evade section 1001, 1001A, or 1001C or any other provision of law administered by the Secretary that imposes a payment limitation.
    ``(2) DISCRETION.--The decision of the Secretary under this subsection is vested in the sole discretion of the Secretary.''.
    (d) Foreign Individuals and Entities Made Ineligible for Program Benefits.--Section 1001C of the Food Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1308-3) is amended--
    (1) in the section heading, by striking ``
    PERSONS'' and inserting ``

    INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES'';

    (2) in subsection (a), by striking ``person'' each place it appears and inserting ``individual'';
    (3) in subsection (b)--
    (A) in the subsection heading, by striking ``Corporation or Other''; and
    (B) in the first sentence--
    (i) by striking ``a corporation or other entity shall be considered a person that'' and inserting ``an entity''; and
    (ii) by striking ``persons'' both places it appears and inserting ``individuals''; and
    (4) in subsection (c), by striking ``person'' and inserting ``entity or individual''.
    (e) Treatment of Multiyear Program Contact Payments.--Section 1001F of the Food Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1308-5) is repealed.
    (f) Increased Funding for Certain Programs.--In addition to the amounts made available under other provisions of this Act and amendments made by this Act, of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use to carry out--
    (1) the Farmers' Market Promotion Program established under section 6 of the Farmer-to-Consumer Direct Marketing Act of 1976 (7 U.S.C. 3005) (as amended by section 1812), an additional $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2011;
    (2) the national organic certification cost-share program established under section 10606 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 6523) (as amended by section 1823), an additional $3,000,000 for fiscal year 2012;
    (3) the farmland protection program established under subchapter B of chapter 2 of subtitle D of title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3838h et seq.) (commonly known as the ``Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program''), an additional--
    (A) $17,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010; and
    (B) $18,000,000 for fiscal year 2011;
    (4) the grassland reserve program established under subchapter C of chapter 2 of subtitle D of title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3838n et seq.), an additional $45,000,000 for the period of fiscal years 2008 through 2012;
    (5) the availability of commodities for the emergency food assistance program under section 27(a) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2007 (7 U.S.C. 2036(a)) (as amended by section 4110(a)), an additional $63,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2017;
    (6) the emergency food assistance program under section 204(a)(1) of the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 (7 U.S.C. 7508(a)(1)) (as amended by section 4802(a)), an additional--
    (A) $13,000,000 for fiscal year 2009;
    (B) $14,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2010 and 2011; and
    (C) $15,000,000 for fiscal year 2012;
    (7) the improvements to the food and nutrition program made by sections 4103, 4108, 4110(a)(2), 4208, and 4801(g) (and the amendments made by those sections) without regard to section 4908(b);
    (8) the beginning farmer and rancher individual development accounts pilot program established under section 333B of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (as added by section 5201), an additional $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2012;
    (9) the determination on the merits of Pigford claims under section 5402, an additional $20,000,000 for fiscal year 2008 and $40,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010 (including by providing an increased maximum amount under subsection (c)(2) of that section of $200,000,000);
    (10) the rural microenterprise assistance program established under section 366 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (as added by section 6022), an additional $40,000,000 for fiscal year 2009; and
    (11) the beginning farmer and rancher development program established under section 7405 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 3319f) (as amended by section 7309), an additional $15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2012.


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    S. Amdt. 3720Schumer, Charles [D-NY]November 15, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3736Wyden, Ron [D-OR]November 15, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3765Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3766Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3767Nelson, Bill [D-FL]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3768Salazar, Ken [D-CO]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3769Crapo, Michael [R-ID]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3770Crapo, Michael [R-ID]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3771Bond, Christopher [R-MO]November 15, 2007Withdrawn on December 14, 2007.

    To amend title 7, United States Code, to include provisions relating to rulemaking.

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    S. Amdt. 3772Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3773Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3775Kyl, Jon [R-AZ]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3776Kerry, John [D-MA]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3777Kyl, Jon [R-AZ]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3778Nelson, Bill [D-FL]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3779Nelson, Bill [D-FL]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3780Nelson, Bill [D-FL]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3781Nelson, Bill [D-FL]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3782Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3783Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3784Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3785Reed, John [D-RI]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3786Lincoln, Blanche [D-AR]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3787Lincoln, Blanche [D-AR]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3788Lincoln, Blanche [D-AR]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3789Lincoln, Blanche [D-AR]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3790Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3791Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3792Martinez, Mel [R-FL]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3793Martinez, Mel [R-FL]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3794Bond, Christopher [R-MO]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3795Nelson, Bill [D-FL]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3796Nelson, Bill [D-FL]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3797Durbin, Richard [D-IL]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3798Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3799Bond, Christopher [R-MO]November 16, 2007Offered on November 16, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3803McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]December 5, 2007Passed by voice vote on December 12, 2007.

    To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax treatment of horses, and for other purposes.

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    S. Amdt. 3805Corker, Bob [R-TN]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3806Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3807Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]December 6, 2007Withdrawn on December 14, 2007.

    To ensure the priority of the farm bill remains farmers by eliminating wasteful Department of Agriculture spending on golf courses, junkets, cheese centers, and aging barns.

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    S. Amdt. 3808Stevens, Ted [R-AK]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3809Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3810Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

    To improve the adjusted gross income limitation and use the savings to provide additional funding for certain programs and reduce the Federal deficit.

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    S. Amdt. 3811Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3812Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3813Feingold, Russell [D-WI]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3814Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3815Lugar, Richard [R-IN]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3816Lugar, Richard [R-IN]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3817Durbin, Richard [D-IL]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3818Stevens, Ted [R-AK]December 6, 2007Offered on December 6, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3819Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]December 7, 2007Offered on December 7, 2007.

    To increase funding for critical Farm Bill programs and improve crop insurance.

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    S. Amdt. 3820Baucus, Max [D-MT]December 7, 2007Offered on December 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3821McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]December 10, 2007Withdrawn on December 14, 2007.

    To promote the nutritional health of school children, with an offset.

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    S. Amdt. 3822Gregg, Judd [R-NH]December 10, 2007Withdrawn on December 14, 2007.

    To provide nearly $1,000,000,000 in critical home heating assistance to low-income families and senior citizens for the 2007-2008 winter season, and reduce the Federal deficit by eliminating wasteful farm subsidies.

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    S. Amdt. 3823Grassley, Charles [R-IA]December 10, 2007Withdrawn on December 14, 2007.

    To provide for the review of agricultural mergers and acquisitions by the Department of Justice, and for other purposes.

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    S. Amdt. 3824Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]December 11, 2007Offered on December 11, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3825Gregg, Judd [R-NH]December 11, 2007Withdrawn on December 12, 2007.

    To change the enactment date.

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    S. Amdt. 3826Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]December 11, 2007Offered on December 11, 2007.

    To provide for payments under subsections (a) through (e) of section 2604 of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981, and restore supplemental agricultural disaster assistance from the Agriculture Disaster Relief Trust Fund.

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    S. Amdt. 3827Inhofe, James [R-OK]December 11, 2007Offered on December 11, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3828Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]December 11, 2007Offered on December 11, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3829Clinton, Hillary [D-NY]December 11, 2007Offered on December 11, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3830Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]December 11, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

    Relative to public safety officers.

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    S. Amdt. 3833DeMint, Jim [R-SC]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3834Dole, Elizabeth [R-NC]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3835Enzi, Michael [R-WY]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3836Enzi, Michael [R-WY]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3837Enzi, Michael [R-WY]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3838Enzi, Michael [R-WY]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3839Enzi, Michael [R-WY]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3840Enzi, Michael [R-WY]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3843Feingold, Russell [D-WI]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3844Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]December 12, 2007Offered on December 12, 2007.

    Relative to public safety officers.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3845Kennedy, Edward [D-MA]December 12, 2007Passed by voice vote on December 12, 2007.

    Of a perfecting nature.

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    S. Amdt. 3849Mikulski, Barbara [D-MD]December 13, 2007Offered on December 13, 2007.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3851Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]December 13, 2007Passed by voice vote on December 13, 2007.

    To promote legal certainty, enhance competition, and reduce systemic risk in markets for futures and over-the-counter derivatives, and for other purposes.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3855Harkin, Thomas [D-IA]December 14, 2007Passed by voice vote on December 14, 2007.

    Of a perfecting nature.

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    Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
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    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
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    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
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    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
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