S. Amdt. 3711 - Relative to Traditional Payments and Loans.

110th Congress (2007-2008) View amendment details
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This is an amendment to H.R. 2419 - Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
Senate Vote: Lugar Amdt. No. 3711

DID NOT PASS on December 11, 2007.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 37 voted NO: 58
5 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
    • Alternative energy sources
    • American Samoa
    • Animal diseases
    • Animals
    • Appropriations
    • Aquaculture
    • Armed forces
    • Authorization
    • Barley
    • Bees
    • Biological warfare
    • Biomass energy
    • Biotechnology
    • Black colleges
    • Block grants
    • Broadband
    • Budgets
    • Business
    • Buy American
    • California
    • Carbon cycle
    • Caribbean area
    • Chesapeake Bay
    • Child health
    • Child labor
    • Child nutrition
    • Children
    • Civil liberties
    • Climate change
    • Colorado River development
    • Commemorations
    • Commercial arbitration
    • Commercialization
    • Computers
    • Congress
    • Congressional oversight
    • Congressional reporting requirements
    • 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
    • Disabled
    • Disaster loans
    • Disaster relief
    • Distance education
    • District of Columbia
    • Drug abuse
    • Drug abuse prevention
    • Drug abuse treatment
    • Economic policy
    • Education
    • Education of the disadvantaged
    • Electric power production
    • Electronic benefits transfers
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Emergency communication systems
    • Emergency management
    • Emergency medicine
    • Energy
    • Energy conservation
    • Energy crops
    • Energy efficiency
    • Energy research
    • Entrepreneurs
    • Environmental protection
    • Estates (Law)
    • Eutrophication
    • Executive departments
    • Executive reorganization
    • Export finance
    • Exports
    • Famines
    • Farm lands
    • Farmers
    • Farms
    • Federal advisory bodies
    • Federal aid to education
    • Federal aid to research
    • Federal aid to water pollution control
    • Federal aid to water resources development
    • Federal officials
    • Federal-state relations
    • Federally-guaranteed loans
    • Feed grains
    • Feedstock
    • Fertilizers
    • Finance
    • Fines (Penalties)
    • Fire fighters
    • Fishing
    • Food
    • Food relief
    • Food safety
    • Food stamps
    • Food supply
    • Forced labor
    • Foreign aid
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    • Foreign trade promotion
    • Forest conservation
    • Forest management
    • Forest products
    • Forestry
    • Fraud
    • Free trade
    • Fruit
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    • Futures trading
    • Gardening
    • Genetic engineering
    • Georgia
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    • Government employees
    • Government information
    • Government internships
    • Government lending
    • Government paperwork
    • Government procurement
    • Government publicity
    • Graduate education
    • Grain
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    • Grocery trade
    • Guam
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    • Haiti
    • Hawaii
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    • Health education
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    • Higher education
    • Hispanic Americans
    • Historic sites
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    • Illinois
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    • Indiana
    • Indians
    • Influenza
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    • International affairs
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    • Iowa
    • Irrigation
    • Job training
    • Labeling
    • Labor
    • Laboratories
    • Lakes
    • Landowners
    • Latin America
    • Law
    • Leadership
    • Leases
    • Legumes
    • Lighting
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    • Losses
    • Lumber trade
    • Malawi
    • Marketing of farm produce
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    • Marshall Islands
    • Maryland
    • Meat
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    • Medical care
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    • Medicine
    • Methamphetamine
    • Mexico
    • Michigan
    • Micronesia
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    • Military pay
    • Milk
    • Minnesota
    • Minorities
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    • Missouri
    • Montana
    • Mortgages
    • Names
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    • Nonprofit organizations
    • North Dakota
    • Nutrition
    • Nuts
    • Obesity
    • Oceania
    • Ohio
    • Oilseeds
    • Old age, survivors and disability insurance
    • Organic farming
    • Outdoor recreation
    • Palau Islands
    • Paramedical personnel
    • Peanuts
    • Pest control
    • Pesticides
    • Pipelines
    • Plant breeding
    • Plant diseases
    • Plant protection
    • Plants
    • Policy sciences
    • Politics and government
    • Poultry
    • Public broadcasting
    • Public contracts
    • Public lands
    • Public service advertising
    • Puerto Rico
    • Radio broadcasting
    • Railroads
    • Range management
    • Refuse and refuse disposal
    • Refuse as fuel
    • Reinsurance
    • Research and development
    • Research and development facilities
    • Research centers
    • Research grants
    • Restaurants
    • Restoration ecology
    • Rice
    • Right of privacy
    • Risk
    • Rural affairs
    • Rural economic development
    • Rural health
    • Sales tax
    • Saline waters
    • Scholarships
    • School lunch program
    • Science policy
    • Scientific instruments and apparatus
    • Seasonal labor
    • Sediment control
    • Self-help devices for the disabled
    • Sheep
    • Single family housing
    • Small business
    • Social security
    • Social security numbers
    • Social services
    • Soil conservation
    • Soil erosion
    • Solar energy
    • Solid wastes
    • Sorghum
    • South Dakota
    • Soybeans
    • Sports
    • State and local government
    • State taxation
    • Storage
    • Sugar
    • Surplus government property
    • Surveys
    • Sustainable agriculture
    • Swine
    • Tariff
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    • Taxation
    • Technical assistance
    • Technology
    • Technology transfer
    • Telecommunication
    • Telemedicine
    • Television broadcasting
    • Terrorism
    • Trade
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    • Transportation
    • Trees
    • Urban affairs
    • Urban areas
    • Vegetables
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Virgin Islands
    • Virus diseases
    • Waste water treatment
    • Water conservation
    • Water pollution
    • Water pollution control
    • Water quality
    • Water resources
    • Water supply
    • Watersheds
    • Weather forecasting
    • Weeds
    • Welfare
    • Welfare eligibility
    • Welfare work participation
    • Wells
    • Wetlands
    • Wheat
    • Wildlife conservation
    • Wind power
    • Wisconsin
    • Women
    • Women in government
    • 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
    currently selectedSenateLugar 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
    select this voteSenateDorgan 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.
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    11/08/2007Considered by Senate.
    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.
    currently selectedVote12/11/2007Lugar 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.
    select this voteVote12/13/2007Dorgan 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. 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. 3578Smith, Gordon [R-OR]November 8, 2007Offered on November 7, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3579Smith, 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. 3588Feingold, 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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    select this voteS. Amdt. 3695Dorgan, Byron [D-ND]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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

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    S. Amdt. 3696Kerry, John [D-MA]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3697Wyden, Ron [D-OR]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3698Wyden, Ron [D-OR]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3699Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3700Roberts, Pat [R-KS]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3701Kyl, Jon [R-AZ]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3702Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3703Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3704Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3705Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3706Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3707Gregg, Judd [R-NH]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3708Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3709Collins, Susan [R-ME]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3710Lugar, Richard [R-IN]November 15, 2007Offered on November 14, 2007.

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    currently selectedS. Amdt. 3711Lugar, Richard [R-IN]November 15, 2007Failed by roll call vote on December 11, 2007.

    Relative to traditional payments and loans.

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    December 7, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3711 proposed by Senator Chambliss for Senator Lugar 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 11, 2007, 3:46 pm ET - Lugar Amdt. No. 3711

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    SA 3711. Mr. LUGAR (for himself, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Reed, Mr. Hatch, Ms. Collins, Mr. Domenici, Mr. Nelson of Florida, Mr. Sununu, and Mr. McCain) 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 24, strike line 1 and all follows through page 124, line 20, and insert the following:
    Subtitle A--Traditional Payments and Loans


    SEC. 1101. COMMODITY PROGRAMS.
    (a) Repeals.--Subtitles A through C of title I of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7901 et seq.) (other than sections 1001, 1101, 1102, 1103, 1104, and 1106) are repealed.
    (b) Base Acres and Payment Acres.--Section 1101 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7911) is amended--
    (1) in subsections (a)(1) and (e)(2), by striking ``and counter-cyclical payments'' each place it appears; and
    (2) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(i) Production of Fruits or Vegetables for Processing.--
    ``(1) IN GENERAL.--Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3), the producers on a farm, with the consent of the owner of and any other producers on the farm, may reduce the base acres for a covered commodity for the farm if the reduced acres are used for the planting and production of fruits or vegetables for processing.
    ``(2) REVERSION TO BASE ACRES FOR COVERED COMMODITY.--Any reduced acres on a farm devoted to the planting and production of fruits or vegetables during a crop year under paragraph (1) shall be included in base acres for the covered commodity for the subsequent crop year, unless the producers on the farm make the election described in paragraph (1) for the subsequent crop year.
    ``(3) RECALCULATION OF BASE ACRES.--
    ``(A) IN GENERAL.--Subject to subparagraph (B), if the Secretary recalculates base acres for a farm, the planting and production of fruits or vegetables for processing under paragraph (1) shall be considered to be the same as the planting, prevented planting, or production of the covered commodity.
    ``(B) AUTHORITY.--Nothing in this subsection provides authority for the Secretary to recalculate base acres for a farm.''.
    (c) Payment Yields.--Section 1102 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7912) is amended--
    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``and counter-cyclical payments'';
    (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``2007'' and inserting ``2012'';
    (3) in subsection (c), by striking ``, but before'' and all that follows through ``subsection (e)''; and
    (4) by striking subsection (e).
    (d) Recourse Loan Program.--Subtitle F of title I of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7991 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``SEC. 1619. RECOURSE LOAN PROGRAM.
    ``For each of the 2008 through 2012 crop years, the Secretary shall establish a recourse loan program for each loan commodity at a rate of interest to be determined by the Secretary.''.
    (e) Administration.--
    (1) SUSPENSION OF PERMANENT PRICE SUPPORT AUTHORITY.--Section 1602 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7992) is amended by striking ``2007'' each place it appears and inserting ``2012''.
    (2) ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME LIMITATION.--Section 1001D(e) of the Food Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1308-3a(e)) is amended by striking ``2007'' and inserting ``2012''.
    (f) Availability of Counter-Cyclical Payments.--Section 1104 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7914) is amended--
    (1) by striking ``2007'' each place it appears (other than paragraphs (3)(B) and (4)(B) of subsection (f)) and inserting ``2008''; and
    (2) in subsection (f)--
    (A) in paragraph (3)(B)--
    (i) in the subparagraph heading, by striking ``2007 CROP YEAR'' and inserting ``2007 AND 2008 CROP YEARS''; and
    (ii) by striking ``the 2007 crop year'' and inserting ``each of the 2007 and 2008 crop years''; and
    (B) in paragraph (4)(B)--
    (i) in the subparagraph heading, by striking ``2007 CROP YEAR'' and inserting ``2007 AND 2008 CROP YEARS''; and
    (ii) by striking ``the 2007 crop year'' each place it appears and inserting ``each of the 2007 and 2008 crop years''.
    (g) Availability of Direct Payments.--Section 1103 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7913) is amended--
    (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``For each of the 2002 through 2007'' and inserting ``For each of the 2008 through 2012''; and
    (2) in subsection (c), by adding at the end the following:
    ``(4)(A) In each of crop years 2008 and 2009, 25 percent.
    ``(B) In each of crop years 2010 and 2011, 20 percent.
    ``(C) In crop year 2012, 0 percent.''.
    On page 233, strikes lines 8 through 13 and insert the following:
    ``(e) Funding.--Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use to carry out this section $1,000,0000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.''.
    On page 246, strike lines 3 through 10 and insert the following:
    ``(i) Funding.--
    ``(1) IN GENERAL.--Subject to paragraph (2), of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary of Agriculture shall make grants under this section, using--
    ``(A) $135,000,000 for fiscal year 2008;
    ``(B) $140,000,000 for fiscal year 2009;
    ``(C) $145,000,000 for fiscal year 2010;
    ``(D) $150,000,000 for fiscal year 2011; and
    ``(E) $0 for fiscal year 2012.
    ``(2) AQUACULTURE AND SEAFOOD PRODUCTS.--Of the amount made available under subparagraphs (A) through (D) of paragraph (1), the Secretary shall ensure that at least $50,000 is used each fiscal year to promote the competitiveness of aquacultural and seafood products.''.
    On page 247, line 17, insert ``seafood products, aquaculture (including ornamental fish), sea grass, sea oats,'' after ``floriculture,''.
    On page 265, strike lines 9 and 10 and insert the following:
    (1) by striking subparagraph (A) and inserting the following:
    ``(A) BASIC FEE.--
    ``(i) IN GENERAL.--Except as provided in clause (ii), each producer shall pay an administrative fee for catastrophic risk protection in an amount that is, as determined by the Corporation, equal to 25 percent of the premium amount for catastrophic risk protection established under subsection (d)(2)(A) per crop per county.
    ``(ii) MAXIMUM AMOUNT.--The total amount of administrative fees for catastrophic risk protection payable by a producer under clause (i) shall not exceed $5,000 for all crops in all counties.''.
    Beginning on page 273, strike line 1 and all that follows through page 274, line 2.
    On page 276, between lines 2 and 3, insert the following:
    SEC. 19__. CONTROLLING CROP INSURANCE PROGRAM COSTS.
    (a) Share of Risk.--Section 508(k)(3) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(k)(3)) is amended by striking paragraph (3) and inserting the following:
    ``(3) SHARE OF RISK.--
    ``(A) IN GENERAL.--Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the reinsurance agreements of the Corporation with a reinsured company shall require the reinsured company to provide to the Corporation 30 percent of the cumulative underwriting gain or loss of the reinsured company.
    ``(B) LIVESTOCK.--In the case of a policy or plan of insurance covering livestock, the reinsurance agreements of the Corporation with the reinsured companies shall require the reinsured companies to bear a sufficient share of any potential loss under the agreement so as to ensure that the reinsured company will sell and service policies of insurance in a sound and prudent manner, taking into consideration the financial condition of the reinsured companies and the availability of private
    reinsurance.''.
    (b) Reimbursement Rate.--Section 508(k)(4)(A) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(k)(4)(A)) is amended by striking clause (ii) and inserting the following:
    ``(ii) for each of the 2008 and subsequent reinsurance years--
    ``(I) 15 percent of the premium used to define loss ratio; and
    ``(II) in the case of a policy or plan of insurance covering livestock, 27 percent of the premium used to define loss ratio.''.
    SEC. 19__. SUPPLEMENTAL DEDUCTIBLE COVERAGE.
    (a) In General.--Section 508(c)(4) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(c)(4)) is amended--
    (1) by striking ``The level of coverage'' and inserting the following:
    ``(A) BASIC COVERAGE.--The level of coverage''; and
    (2) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(B) SUPPLEMENTAL COVERAGE.--
    ``(i) IN GENERAL.--Notwithstanding paragraph (3) and subparagraph (A), the Corporation may offer supplemental coverage, based on an area yield and loss basis, to cover that portion of a crop loss not covered under the individual yield and loss basis plan of insurance of a producer, including any revenue plan of insurance with coverage based in part on individual yield and loss.
    ``(ii) LIMITATION.--The sum of the indemnity paid to the producer under the individual yield and loss plan of insurance and the supplemental coverage may not exceed 100 percent of the loss incurred by the producer for the crop.
    ``(iii) ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATING EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT.--Notwithstanding subsection (k)(4), the reimbursement rate for approved insurance providers for the supplemental coverage shall equal 6 percent of the premium used to define the loss ratio.
    ``(iv) DIRECT COVERAGE.--If the Corporation determines that it is in the best interests of producers, the Corporation may offer supplemental coverage as a Corporation endorsement to existing plans and policies of crop insurance authorized under this title.
    ``(v) PAYMENT OF PORTION OF PREMIUM BY CORPORATION.--Notwithstanding subsection (e), the amount of the premium to be paid by the Corporation for supplemental coverage offered pursuant to this subparagraph shall be determined by the Corporation, but may not exceed the sum of--
    ``(I) 50 percent of the amount of premium established under subsection (d)(2)(C)(i); and
    ``(II) the amount determined under subsection (d)(2)(C)(ii) for the coverage level selected to cover operating and administrative expenses.''.
    (b) Conforming Amendments.--Section 508(d)(2) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(d)(2)) is amended--
    (1) by striking ``additional coverage'' the first place it appears and inserting ``additional and supplemental coverages''; and
    (2) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(C) SUPPLEMENTAL COVERAGE.--In the case of supplemental coverage offered under subsection (c)(4)(B), the amount of the premium shall--
    ``(i) be sufficient to cover anticipated losses and a reasonable reserve; and
    ``(ii) include an amount for operating and administrative expenses, as determined by the Corporation on an industry-wide basis as a percentage of the amount of the premium used to define loss ratio.''.
    SEC. 19__. REVENUE-BASED SAFETY NET.
    (a) Establishment.--Section 508(c) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``(11) GROUP RISK INCOME PROTECTION AND GROUP RISK PROTECTION.--The Corporation shall offer, at no cost to a producer, revenue and yield coverage plans that allow producers in a county to qualify for an indemnity if the actual revenue or yield per acre in the county in which the producer is located is below 85 percent of the average revenue or yield per acre for the county, for each agricultural commodity for which a futures price is available, or as otherwise approved by the Secretary,
    to the extent the coverage is actuarially sound.''.
    (b) Premiums.--Section 508(e)(2) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(e)(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``(H) In the case of a group risk income protection and group risk protection offered under subsection (c)(11) beginning in fiscal year 2009, and the whole farm insurance plan offered under subsection (c)(12) beginning in fiscal year 2010, the entire amount of the premium for the plan shall be paid by the Corporation.''.
    SEC. 19__. WHOLE FARM INSURANCE.
    (a) Establishment.--Section 508(c) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(c)) (as amended by section 19__(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

    ``(12) WHOLE FARM INSURANCE PLAN.--The Corporation shall offer, at no cost to a producer described in paragraph (11), a whole farm insurance plan that allows the producer to qualify for an indemnity if actual gross farm revenue is below 80 percent of the average gross farm revenue of the producer.''.
    (b) Adjusted Gross Revenue Insurance Pilot Program.--Section 523(e) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1523(e)) is amended--
    (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``2004'' and inserting ``2012'';
    (2) in paragraph (2), by striking subparagraph (A) and inserting the following:
    ``(A) IN GENERAL.--In addition to counties otherwise included in the pilot program, the Corporation shall include in the pilot program for each of the 2010 through 2012 reinsurance years all States and counties that meet the criteria for selection (pending required rating), as determined by the Corporation.''; and
    (3) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(3) ELIGIBLE PRODUCERS.--The Corporation shall permit the producer of any type of agricultural commodity (including a producer of specialty crops, floricultural, ornamental nursery, and Christmas tree crops, turfgrass sod, seed crops, aquacultural products (including ornamental fish), sea grass and sea oats, and industrial crops) to participate in a pilot program established under this subsection.''.
    (c) Prevention of Duplication.--Section 508(c) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(c)) (as amended by subsection (a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``(13) PREVENTION OF DUPLICATION.--The Administrator of the Risk Management Agency and Administrator of the Farm Service Agency shall cooperate to ensure, to the maximum extent practicable, that producers on a farm do not receive duplicative compensation under Federal law for the same loss, including by reducing crop insurance indemnity payments.''.
    On page 295, between lines 16 and 17, insert the following:
    SEC. 19__. CROP INSURANCE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE.
    (a) Partnerships for Risk Management Education.--Section 524(a)(3) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1524(a)(3)) is amended--
    (1) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``A grant'' and inserting ``Subject to subparagraph (E), a grant''; and
    (2) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(E) ALLOCATION TO STATES.--The Secretary shall allocate funds made available to carry out this subsection for each fiscal year in a manner that ensures that grants are provided to eligible entities in States based on the ratio that the value of agricultural production of each State bears to the total value of agricultural production in all States, as determined by the Secretary.''.
    (b) Funding.--Paragraph (5) of section 524(a) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1524(a)) (as redesignated by section 1920(2)) is amended by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:
    ``(B) for the partnerships for risk management education program established under paragraph (3)--
    ``(i) $20,000,000 for fiscal year 2008, of which not less than $15,000,000 shall be used to provide educational assistance with respect to whole farm and adjusted gross revenue insurance plans;
    ``(ii) $15,000,000 for fiscal year 2009, of which not less than $10,000,000 shall be used to provide educational assistance described in clause (i);
    ``(iii) $10,000,000 for fiscal year 2010, of which not less than $5,000,000 shall be used to provide educational assistance described in clause (i); and
    ``(iv) $5,000,000 for fiscal year 2011 and each fiscal year thereafter.''.
    On page 299, between lines 15 and 16, insert the following:
    Subtitle B--Risk Management Accounts


    SEC. 1931. DEFINITIONS.
    In this subtitle:
    (1) ADJUSTED GROSS REVENUE.--The term ``adjusted gross revenue'', with respect to a farm of an operator or producer, means the adjusted gross income of the farm, as determined by the Secretary, from the sale or transfer of eligible commodities of the farm, as calculated--
    (A) taking into consideration the gross receipts (including insurance indemnities) from each sale;
    (B) including all farm payments received by the operator or producer from any Federal, State, or local government agency relating to the eligible commodities;
    (C) by deducting the cost or basis of any eligible livestock or other item purchased for resale, such as feeder livestock, by the farm;
    (D) excluding any revenue that does not arise from the sale of eligible commodities of the farm, such as revenue associated with the packaging, merchandising, marketing, or reprocessing beyond what is typically carried out by a producer of the eligible commodity, as determined by the Secretary; and
    (E) using such adjustments, additions, and additional documentation as the Secretary determines to be appropriate, as presented on--
    (i) a schedule F form of the Federal income tax returns of the operator or producer; or
    (ii) a comparable tax form relating to the farm, as approved by the Secretary.
    (2) APPLICABLE YEAR.--The term ``applicable year'' means a fiscal year covered by a risk management account contract.
    (3) AVERAGE ADJUSTED GROSS REVENUE.--The term ``average adjusted gross revenue'' means--
    (A) the rolling average of the adjusted gross revenue of an operator or producer for each of the 5 preceding taxable years; or
    (B) in the case of a beginning farmer or rancher, or another agricultural operation that does not have adjusted gross revenue for each of the 5 preceding taxable years, the estimated income of the operation for the applicable year, as determined by the Secretary.
    (4) ELIGIBLE COMMODITY.--The term ``eligible commodity'' means any annual or perennial crop raised or produced by an operator or producer.
    (5) FARM.--
    (A) IN GENERAL.--The term ``farm'' means any parcel of land used for the raising or production of an eligible commodity that is considered to be a separate operation, as determined by the Secretary.
    (B) INCLUSIONS.--The term ``farm'' includes--
    (i) any parcel of land and related agricultural production facilities on which an operator or producer has more than de minimis operational control; and
    (ii) any parcel of land subject to more than de minimis common ownership, as determined by the Secretary, unless the common owners of the parcel--
    (I) except with respect to a conservation condition established in an applicable rental agreement, do not have operational control regarding any portion of the parcel; and
    (II) do not share in the proceeds of the parcel, other than cash rent.
    (C) EXCLUSION.--The term ``farm'' does not include a parcel that is not a portion of a farm subject to a risk management account contract.
    (D) APPLICABILITY OF CFR.--Except as otherwise provided in this subtitle or by the Secretary, by regulation, part 718 of title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations), shall apply to the definition, constitution, and reconstitution of a farm for purposes of this paragraph.
    (6) OPERATOR.--The term ``operator'' means a producer who controls an agricultural operation on a farm, as determined by the Secretary.
    (7) PRODUCER.--The term ``producer'' means a person that, as determined by the Secretary, for an applicable year--
    (A) shares in the risk of producing, or provides a material contribution in producing, an eligible commodity;
    (B) has a substantial beneficial interest in the farm on which the eligible commodity is produced;
    (C)(i) for each of the 5 preceding taxable years, has filed--
    (I) a schedule F form of the Federal income tax return relating to the eligible commodity; or
    (II) a comparable tax form related to the eligible commodity, as approved by the Secretary; or
    (ii) is a beginning farmer or rancher, or another producer that does not have adjusted gross revenue for each of the 5 preceding taxable years, as determined by the Secretary; and
    (D)(i) during the 5 preceding taxable years, has earned at least $10,000 in average adjusted gross revenue;
    (ii) is a limited resource farmer or rancher, as determined by the Secretary; or
    (iii) in the case of a beginning farmer or rancher, or another producer that does not have adjusted gross revenue for each of the 5 preceding taxable years, has at least $10,000 in estimated income from all farms for the applicable year, as determined by the Secretary.
    (8) RISK MANAGEMENT ACCOUNT.--The term ``risk management account'' means a farm income stabilization assistance account maintained at a qualified financial institution in accordance with such terms as the Secretary may establish.
    SEC. 1932. RISK MANAGEMENT ACCOUNT CONTRACTS.
    (a) Establishment of Program.--The Secretary shall establish and carry out a program under which the Secretary shall offer to enter into contracts with eligible operators and producers in accordance with this section--
    (1) to provide to the operators and producers a reserve to assist in the stabilization of farm income during low-revenue years;
    (2) to assist operators and producers to invest in value-added farms; and
    (3) to recognize high levels of environmental stewardship.
    (b) Eligibility.--
    (1) IN GENERAL.--Any operator that has participated in a commodity program under title I of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7901 et seq.), and that otherwise meets each eligibility requirement under this subtitle, shall be eligible to enter into a risk management account contract for agricultural production during each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.
    (2) OTHER PRODUCERS.--A producer that is not an operator described in paragraph (1) shall be eligible to enter into a risk management account contract for agricultural production during each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.
    (3) LIMITATIONS.--
    (A) IN GENERAL.--No farm or portion of a farm shall be subject to more than 1 risk management account contract during any fiscal year.
    (B) MULTIPLE RISK MANAGEMENT ACCOUNT CONTRACTS.--
    (i) IN GENERAL.--Except as provided in clause (ii), no operator or producer shall participate or have a beneficial interest in more than 1 risk management account contract during any fiscal year.
    (ii) EXCEPTION.--Notwithstanding clause (i), an operator that is eligible to receive a transition payment during a fiscal year, and that participates or has a beneficial interest in a risk management account contract during that fiscal year, may enter into an additional risk management account contract during the fiscal year if--
    (I) the additional risk management account contract is entered into solely for the purpose of receiving the transition payment; and
    (II) the operator is not otherwise eligible to participate or have a beneficial interest in the additional risk management account contract.
    (c) Risk Management Accounts.--
    (1) IN GENERAL.--Each risk management account contract entered into under this section shall establish, in the name of the farm of the operator or producer, as applicable, in an appropriate financial institution and subject to such investment rules and other procedures as the Secretary, on approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, determines to be necessary to provide reasonable assurance of the viability and stability of the account, a risk management account, to consist of--
    (A) such amounts as are transferred to the risk management account by the Secretary during an applicable year in accordance with paragraph (2) (including the amendments made by that paragraph); and
    (B) such amounts as are voluntarily contributed by the operator or producer during the applicable year in accordance with paragraph (6).
    (2) TRANSFERS.--Section 1103 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7913) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``(e) Risk Management Accounts.--Of the total amount of direct payments made to producers, payments in excess of $10,000 for a crop year shall be deposited into risk management accounts established under section 1102 of the Food and Energy Security Act of 2007.''.
    (3) OPERATOR AND PRODUCER CONTRIBUTIONS.--During any applicable year, an operator or producer may voluntarily contribute to the risk management account of the operator or producer.
    (4) WITHDRAWALS.--
    (A) IN GENERAL.--An operator or producer may withdraw amounts in the risk management account of the operator or producer only--
    (i) for an applicable year during which the adjusted gross revenue of the operator or producer is equal to less than 95 percent of the average adjusted gross revenue of the operator or producer, in an amount that is equal to the lesser of--
    (I) the difference between--
    (aa) the average adjusted gross revenue of the operator or producer; and
    (bb) the adjusted gross revenue of the operator or producer; and
    (II) the amount of coverage that could be purchased under an adjusted gross revenue product available to the operator or producer through the Federal crop insurance program;
    (ii) for investment in a value-added agricultural operation that contributes to the agricultural economy, as determined by the Secretary, and is not farmland or equipment used to produce raw agricultural products, an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying--
    (I) the total amount in the risk management account of the operator or producer on September 30 of the preceding applicable year; and
    (II) 10 percent;
    (iii) as the Secretary determines to be necessary to protect the solvency of a farm of the operator or producer; or
    (iv) to purchase revenue insurance or crop insurance.
    (B) TRANSFER TO IRA ACCOUNT.--In any calendar year, an individual operator or producer aged 65 years or older who is the holder of a risk management account in existence for at least 5 years may elect to rollover not more than 15 percent of the balance of the risk management account into an individual retirement account pursuant to section 408 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
    (5) LIMITATIONS.--
    (A) ATTRIBUTION REQUIREMENT.--The Secretary shall ensure that each payment transferred to a risk management account under this subsection is attributed to an individual operator or producer that is a party to the applicable risk management account contract.
    (B) NO INDIVIDUAL BENEFIT.--
    (i) IN GENERAL.--The Secretary shall ensure that no individual operator or producer receives a direct benefit from more than 1 risk management account.
    (ii) PROPORTIONAL REDUCTION.--The Secretary shall reduce the amount of a standard payment under this subsection in an amount equal to the proportion that--
    (I) the amount of each direct or indirect benefit received by the applicable individual operator or producer under the applicable risk management account contract; bears to
    (II) the amount of any direct or indirect benefit received by the individual operator or producer under any other risk management account contract under which a standard payment is transferred to a risk management account.
    (6) CONSERVATION COMPLIANCE.--Each operator, and each holder of a beneficial interest in a farm subject to a risk management account contract, shall comply with--
    (A) applicable highly erodible land conservation requirements under subtitle B of title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3811 et seq.); and
    (B) applicable wetland conservation requirements under subtitle C of title XII of that Act (16 U.S.C. 3821 et seq.).
    (7) REGULATIONS.--The Secretary shall promulgate such regulations as the Secretary determines to be necessary to carry out this subsection.
    SEC. 1933. TREATMENT OF RISK MANAGEMENT ACCOUNT ACCOUNTS ON TRANSFER.
    (a) In General.--In transferring, by sale or other means, any interest in a farm subject to a risk management account, an operator or producer may elect--
    (1) to transfer the risk management account to another farm in which the operator or producer--
    (A) has a controlling ownership interest; or
    (B) not later than 2 years after the date of the transfer, will acquire a controlling ownership interest;
    (2) to transfer the risk management account to the purchaser of the interest in the farm, if the purchaser is not already a holder of a risk management account; or
    (3)(A) if the operator or producer is an individual, to rollover amounts in the risk management account into an individual retirement account of the operator or producer pursuant to section 408 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or
    (B) if the operator or producer is not an individual, to transfer amounts in the risk management account into an account of any individual who has a substantial beneficial interest in the farm (including a substantial beneficiary of a trust that holds at least a 50 percent ownership interest in the farm).
    (b) Transfer or Acquisition of Land or Portion of Operation.--The Secretary shall promulgate such regulations as the Secretary determines to be appropriate to require reformulation, reaffirmation, or abandonment of a risk management account contract--
    (1) on transfer of all or part of a farm under this section; or
    (2) on any other major change to the farm, as determined by the Secretary.
    SEC. 1934. ADMINISTRATION OF RISK MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTS.
    (a) Implementation.--The Secretary shall carry out this subtitle through the Farm Service Agency.
    (b) Compliance.--The Secretary shall conduct random audits of operators and producers subject to risk management account contracts under this subtitle as the Secretary determines to be necessary to ensure compliance with the risk management account contracts.
    (c) Violations.--If the Secretary determines that an operator or producer is in violation of the terms of an applicable risk management account contract--
    (1) the operator or producer shall refund to the Secretary an amount equal to the amount transferred by the Secretary under section 1103(e) of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7913(e)) to the affected risk management account during the applicable year in which the violation occurred; and
    (2) for a serious or deliberate violation, as determined by the Secretary--
    (A) the risk management account contract shall be terminated; and
    (B) amounts remaining in each applicable risk management account as the result of a transfer by the Secretary under section 1103(e) of that Act shall be refunded to the Secretary.
    (d) Regulations.--The Secretary shall promulgate such regulations as the Secretary determines to be necessary to carry out this subtitle.
    (e) Adjusted Gross Income Limitation.--The adjusted gross income limitation under section 1001D of the Food Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1308-3a) shall apply to participation in the farm income stabilization assistance program under this subtitle.
    (f) Commodity Credit Corporation.--The Secretary shall use the funds, facilities, and authorities of the Commodity Credit Corporation to carry out this subtitle.
    On page 347, strike lines 17 through 20 and insert the following:
    ``SEC. 1237T. FUNDING.
    ``Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use to carry out this subchapter $70,000,0000 for each of the fiscal years 2008 through 2012.''.
    On page 408, line 15, strike ``$165,000,000'' and ``$265,000,000''.
    On page 444, after line 22, add the following:
    SEC. 23__. MIGRATORY BIRD HABITAT CONSERVATION SECURITY PROGRAM.
    Chapter 5 of subtitle D of title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3839bb et seq.) (as amended by section 2399) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``SEC. 1240S-1. MIGRATORY BIRD HABITAT CONSERVATION SECURITY PROGRAM.
    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary, acting through the Natural Resources Conservation Service, shall establish a migratory bird habitat conservation program under which the Secretary shall provide payments and technical assistance to rice producers to promote the conservation of migratory bird habitat.
    ``(b) Eligibility.--To be eligible for payments and technical assistance under this section, an eligible producer shall maintain on rice acreage of the producer (as determined by the Secretary)--
    ``(1) straw residue on a minimum of 50 percent of the rice acreage by flooding, rolling, or stomping, and maintaining, water depths of at least 4 inches from November through February in a manner that benefits migratory waterfowl; or
    ``(2) if supplemental water is not available, planting a winter cover crop (such as vetch) on the rice acreage.
    ``(c) Administration.--In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall--
    ``(1) enroll not more than 100,000 acres of irrigated rice; and
    ``(2) provide payments to a participating rice producer for the value of the ecological benefit, but not less than $25 per acre.
    ``(d) Review.--In cooperation with a national, State, or regional association of rice producers, the Secretary shall periodically review--
    ``(1) the value of the ecological benefit of practices for which assistance is provided under this section on a per acre basis; and
    ``(2) the practices for which assistance is provided under this section to maximize the wildlife benefit to migratory bird populations on land in rice production.
    ``(e) Funding.--Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use to carry out this section $13,000,000 for the period of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.''.
    On page 445, line 20, strike ``$97,000,000'' and insert ``$120,000,000''.
    On page 445, line 24 , strike ``$240,000,000'' and insert ``$400,000,000''.
    On page 446, line 4, strike ``$1,270,000,000'' and insert ``$1,410,000,000''.
    On page 446, line 6, strike ``$1,300,000,000'' and insert ``$1,420,000,000''.
    On page 446, line 10, strike ``$85,000,000'' and insert ``$100,000,000''.
    On page 508, between lines 20 and 21, insert the following:
    SEC. 26__. CONSERVATION OF GREATER EVERGLADES ECOSYSTEM.
    Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use $7,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012 to provide assistance to 1 or more States to carry out conservation activities in or for the greater Everglades ecosystem.
    On page 552, strike lines 3 through 6 and insert the following:
    (5) in subsection (l)--
    (A) by striking paragraphs (1) and (2) and inserting the following:
    ``(1) IN GENERAL.--Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the President shall use $450,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012 to carry out this section.''; and
    (B) by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (2).
    On page 566, lines 9 and 10, strike ``$140, $239, $197, and $123'' and insert ``$145, $248, $205, and $128''.
    On page 567, line 3, strike ``$281'' and insert ``$291''.
    On page 574, line 6, strike ``10 percent'' and inserting ``20 percent''.
    Beginning on page 574, strike line 23 and all that follows through page 575, line 3, and insert the following:
    ``(2) AMOUNTS.--In addition to the amounts made available under paragraph (1), from amounts made available to carry out this Act, the Secretary shall use to carry out this subsection--
    ``(A) for fiscal year 2008, $110,000,000; and
    ``(B) for fiscal year 2009 and each fiscal year thereafter, an amount that is equal to the amount made available for the previous fiscal year adjusted to the nearest lower dollar increment to reflect changes for the 12-month period ending the preceding June 30 in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor.''.
    On page 658, lines 18 through 21, strike ``for fiscal year 2008 and each fiscal year thereafter, of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary of Agriculture shall use $10,000,000'' and insert ``for fiscal year 2008 and each fiscal year thereafter, of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary of Agriculture shall use $50,000,000''.
    On page 659, between lines 19 and 20, insert the following:
    SEC. 4703. WIC FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM.
    Section 17(m)(9)(A) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(m)(9)(A)) is amended--
    (1) in clause (i), by striking ``each of fiscal years 2004 through 2009'' and inserting ``each fiscal year''; and
    (2) by striking clause (ii) and inserting the following:
    ``(ii) MANDATORY FUNDING.--Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall make available to carry out this subsection, $40,000,000 for each fiscal year.''.
    On page 664, between lines 15 and 16, insert the following:
    SEC. 49__. SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN.
    (a) Payments to Service Institutions.--Section 13(b) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1761(b)) is amended--
    (1) in paragraph (1)--
    (A) by striking subparagraph (A);
    (B) by redesignating subparagraphs (B) through (D) as subparagraphs (A) through (C), respectively;
    (C) in subparagraph (A) (as redesignated by subparagraph (B)), by striking ``(A)'' and all that follows through ``shall not exceed--'' and inserting the following:
    ``(A) IN GENERAL.--Subject to subparagraph (B), in addition to amounts made available under paragraph (3), payments to service institutions shall be--'';
    (D) in subparagraph (B) (as redesignated by subparagraph (B)), by striking ``subparagraph (B)'' and inserting ``subparagraph (A)''; and
    (E) in subparagraph (C) (as redesignated by subparagraph (B)), by striking ``(A), (B), and (C)'' and inserting ``(A) and (B)''; and
    (2) in the second sentence of paragraph (3), by striking ``full amount of State approved'' and all that follows through ``maximum allowable''.
    (b) Conforming Amendments.--Section 18 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1769) is amended--
    (1) by striking subsection (f); and
    (2) by redesignating subsection (g) through (k) as subsections (f) through (j), respectively.
    (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section take effect on January 1 of the first full calendar year following the date of enactment of this Act.
    On page 663, between lines 17 and 18, insert the following:
    Subtitle F--Food Employment Empowerment and Development Program


    SEC. 4851. SHORT TITLE.
    This subtitle may be cited as the ``Food Employment Empowerment and Development Program Act of 2007'' or the ``FEED Act of 2007''.
    SEC. 4852. DEFINITIONS.
    In this subtitle:
    (1) ELIGIBLE ENTITY.--The term ``eligible entity'' means an entity that meets the requirements of section 4013(b).
    (2) VULNERABLE SUBPOPULATION.--
    (A) IN GENERAL.--The term ``vulnerable subpopulation'' means low-income individuals, unemployed individuals, and other subpopulations identified by the Secretary as being likely to experience special risks from hunger or a special need for job training.
    (B) INCLUSIONS.--The term ``vulnerable subpopulation'' includes--
    (i) addicts (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802));
    (ii) at-risk youths (as defined in section 1432 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6472));
    (iii) individuals that are basic skills deficient (as defined in section 101 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2801));
    (iv) homeless individuals (as defined in section 17(b) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(b));
    (v) homeless youths (as defined in section 387 of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (42 U.S.C. 5732a));
    (vi) individuals with disabilities (as defined in section 3 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12102));
    (vii) low-income individuals (as defined in section 101 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2801)); and
    (viii) older individuals (as defined in section 102 of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3002)).
    SEC. 4853. FOOD EMPLOYMENT EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.
    (a) Establishment.--The Secretary shall establish a food employment empowerment and development program under which the Secretary shall make grants to eligible entities to encourage the effective use of community resources to combat hunger and the root causes of hunger by creating opportunity through food recovery and job training.
    (b) Eligible Entities.--To be eligible to receive a grant under this section, an entity shall be a public agency, or private nonprofit institution, that conducts, or will conduct, 2 or more of the following activities as an integral part of the normal operation of the entity:
    (1) Recovery of donated food from area restaurants, caterers, hotels, cafeterias, farms, or other food service businesses.
    (2) Distribution of meals or recovered food to--
    (A) nonprofit organizations described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986;
    (B) entities that feed vulnerable subpopulations; and
    (C) other agencies considered appropriate by the Secretary.
    (3) Training of unemployed and underemployed adults for careers in the food service industry.
    (4) Carrying out of a welfare-to-work job training program in combination with--
    (A) production of school meals, such as school meals served under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq.) or the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1771 et seq.); or
    (B) support for after-school programs, such as programs conducted by community learning centers (as defined in section 4201(b) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7171(b))).
    (c) Use of Funds.--An eligible entity may use a grant awarded under this section for--
    (1) capital investments related to the operation of the eligible entity;
    (2) support services for clients, including staff, of the eligible entity and individuals enrolled in job training programs;
    (3) purchase of equipment and supplies related to the operation of the eligible entity or that improve or directly affect service delivery;
    (4) building and kitchen renovations that improve or directly affect service delivery;
    (5) educational material and services;
    (6) administrative costs, in accordance with guidelines established by the Secretary; and
    (7) additional activities determined appropriate by the Secretary.
    (d) Preferences.--In awarding grants under this section, the Secretary shall give preference to eligible entities that perform, or will perform, any of the following activities:
    (1) Carrying out food recovery programs that are integrated with--
    (A) culinary worker training programs, such as programs conducted by a food service management institute under section 21 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1769b-1);
    (B) school education programs; or
    (C) programs of service-learning (as defined in section 101 of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12511)).
    (2) Providing job skills training, life skills training, and case management support to vulnerable subpopulations.
    (3) Integrating recovery and distribution of food with a job training program.
    (4) Maximizing the use of an established school, community, or private food service facility or resource in meal preparation and culinary skills training.
    (5) Providing job skills training, life skills training, and case management support to vulnerable subpopulations.
    (e) Eligibility for Job Training.--To be eligible to receive job training assistance from an eligible entity using a grant made available under this section, an individual shall be a member of a vulnerable subpopulation.
    (f) Performance Indicators.--The Secretary shall establish, for each year of the program, performance indicators and expected levels of performance for meal and food distribution and job training for eligible entities to continue to receive and use grants under this section.
    (g) Technical Assistance.--
    (1) IN GENERAL.--The Secretary shall provide technical assistance to eligible entities that receive grants under this section to assist the eligible entities in carrying out programs under this section using the grants.
    (2) FORM.--Technical assistance for a program provided under this subsection includes--
    (A) maintenance of a website, newsletters, email communications, and other tools to promote shared communications, expertise, and best practices;
    (B) hosting of an annual meeting or other forums to provide education and outreach to all programs participants;
    (C) collection of data for each program to ensure that the performance indicators and purposes of the program are met or exceeded;
    (D) intervention (if necessary) to assist an eligible entity to carry out the program in a manner that meets or exceeds the performance indicators and purposes of the program;
    (E) consultation and assistance to an eligible entity to assist the eligible entity in providing the best services practicable to the community served by the eligible entity, including consultation and assistance related to--
    (i) strategic plans;
    (ii) board development;
    (iii) fund development;
    (iv) mission development; and
    (v) other activities considered appropriate by the Secretary;
    (F) assistance considered appropriate by the Secretary regarding--
    (i) the status of program participants;
    (ii) the demographic characteristics of program participants that affect program services;
    (iii) any new idea that could be integrated into the program; and
    (iv) the review of grant proposals; and
    (G) any other forms of technical assistance the Secretary considers appropriate.
    (h) Relationship to Other Law.--
    (1) BILL EMERSON GOOD SAMARITAN FOOD DONATION ACT.--An action taken by an eligible entity using a grant provided under this section shall be covered by the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act (42 U.S.C. 1791).
    (2) FOOD HANDLING GUIDELINES.--In using a grant provided under this section, an eligible entity shall comply with any applicable food handling guideline established by a State or local authority.
    (3) INSPECTIONS.--An eligible entity using a grant provided under this section shall be exempt from inspection under sections 303.1(d)(2)(iii) and 381.10(d)(2)(iii) of volume 9, Code of Federal Regulations (or a successor regulation), if the eligible entity--
    (A) has a hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) plan;
    (B) has a sanitation standard operating procedure (SSOP); and
    (C) otherwise complies with the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) and the Poultry Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.).
    (i) Maximum Amount of Grant.--The amount of a grant provided to an eligible entity for a fiscal year under this section shall not exceed $200,000.
    (j) Authorization of Appropriations.--
    (1) IN GENERAL.--There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.
    (2) TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.--Of the amount of funds that are made available for a fiscal year under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall use to provide technical assistance under subsection (g) not more than the greater of--
    (A) 5 percent of the amount of funds that are made available for the fiscal year under paragraph (1); or
    (B) $1,000,000.
    Beginning on page 691, strike line 21 and all that follows through page 692, line 17.
    On page 981, line 12, strike ``$16,000,000'' and insert ``$30,000,000''.
    Beginning on page 1046, strike line 15 and all that follows through page 1053, line 23, and insert the following:
    SEC. 8002. COMMUNITY FORESTS WORKING LAND PROGRAM.
    Section 7 of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2103c) is amended--
    (1) by redesignating subsection (m) as subsection (n); and
    (2) by inserting after subsection (l) the following:
    ``(m) Community Forests Working Land Program.--
    ``(1) DEFINITIONS.--In this subsection:
    ``(A) COMMUNITY FOREST LAND.--The term `community forest land' means a parcel of land that is--
    ``(i) forested; and
    ``(ii) located, as determined by the Secretary, within, or in close proximity to, a population center.
    ``(B) UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT.--The term `unit of local government' means a town, city, or other unit of local government.
    ``(2) PURPOSES.--The purposes of the community forests working land program are--
    ``(A) to help protect environmentally important forest land near population centers, as determined by the Secretary;
    ``(B) to facilitate land use planning by units of local government; and
    ``(C) to facilitate the donations, acceptance, and enforcement of conservation easements on community forest land.
    ``(3) ESTABLISHMENT.--The Secretary, in cooperation with the States, shall offer financial and technical assistance to units of local government by providing, in priority areas (as defined by the Secretary)--
    ``(A) financial assistance to purchase conservation easements on, facilitate the donation, acceptance, and enforcement of conservation easements on, or otherwise acquire, community forest land; and
    ``(B) technical assistance to facilitate--
    ``(i) conservation of community forests;
    ``(ii) management of community forests;
    ``(iii) training related to forest management and forest conservation; and
    ``(iv) other forest conservation activities, as determined by the Secretary.
    ``(4) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.--There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subsection $65,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.''.
    On page 1112, line 8, strike ``$300,000,000'' and insert ``$360,000,000''.
    On page 1129, line 18, strike ``$230,000,000'' and insert ``$300,000,000''.
    On page 1150, strike lines 11 through 24 and insert the following:
    ``(h) Funding.--Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary of Agriculture shall use to carry out this section $345,000,000 for the period of fiscal years 2008 through 2012, to remain available until expended.''.
    On page 1295, strike lines 6 through 11 and insert the following:
    ``(A) FUNDING.--Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall make available to carry out this subsection $15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.'';
    (ii) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``authorized to be appropriated under subparagraph (A)'' and inserting ``made available under subparagraph (A)''; and
    (iii) by adding at the end the following:


    (As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 15, 2007.)
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    S. Amdt. 3720Schumer, Charles [D-NY]November 15, 2007Withdrawn on December 13, 2007.

    To improve crop insurance and use resulting savings to increase funding for certain conservation programs.

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    S. Amdt. 3735Clinton, Hillary [D-NY]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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

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    S. Amdt. 3737Inouye, Daniel [D-HI]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3738Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3739Lincoln, Blanche [D-AR]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3743Baucus, Max [D-MT]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3747Baucus, Max [D-MT]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3751Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3757Inhofe, James [R-OK]November 15, 2007Offered on November 15, 2007.

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    S. Amdt. 3764Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]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. 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. 3782Klobuchar, 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. 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. 3795Nelson, 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. 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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    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0No
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    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$0$0No
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0No
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0No
    Joe BidenDDE$0$0Not Voting
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0No
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0No
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0No
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0No
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$0No
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0No
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0No
    Hillary ClintonDNY$0$0Not Voting
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
    Norm ColemanRMN$0$0No
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0No
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0No
    John CornynRTX$0$0No
    Larry CraigRID$0$0No
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0Not Voting
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0No
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$0$0No
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0No
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0No
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0No
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0No
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0No
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0No
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0No
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$0$0Yes
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    Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0No
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    Carl LevinDMI$0$0No
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0No
    Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0No
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0No
    John McCainRAZ$0$0Not Voting
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0No
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0No
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0No
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$0$0Not Voting
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0No
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0No
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0No
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0No
    Ken SalazarDCO$0$0No
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0No
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0No
    Gordon SmithROR$0$0No
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0No
    Ted StevensRAK$0$0No
    John SununuRNH$0$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0No
    John ThuneRSD$0$0No
    David VitterRLA$0$0No
    George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0No

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