S. 2302 - An Original Bill to Provide for the Continuation of Agricultural Programs Through Fiscal Year 2012, and for Other Purposes.

Agriculture. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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An original bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

An Original Bill to Provide for the Continuation of Agricultural Programs Through Fiscal Year 2012, and for Other Purposes.

S. 2302 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
An original bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
An original bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Food and Energy Security Act of 2007
  • Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows and Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program Act of 2007
  • Connect the Nation Act
  • Food and Energy Security Act of 2007
  • Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows and Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program Act of 2007
  • Connect the Nation Act
Sponsor
Tom Harkin
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Agriculture
    • Acreage allotments
    • Administrative procedure
    • Administrative remedies
    • Aged
    • Agricultural conservation
    • Agricultural cooperatives
    • Agricultural credit
    • Agricultural estimating and reporting
    • Agricultural labor
    • Agricultural pollution
    • Agricultural prices
    • Agricultural research
    • Agricultural subsidies
    • Agriculture in foreign trade
    • Alaska
    • Alcohol as fuel
    • Ammonia
    • Animal diseases
    • Animals
    • Aquifers
    • Arid regions
    • Biomass energy
    • Biotechnology
    • Block grants
    • Broadband
    • Budgets
    • Business
    • Buy American
    • Chesapeake Bay
    • Child labor
    • Child nutrition
    • Children
    • Civil liberties
    • Civil rights
    • Civil rights enforcement
    • Collection of accounts
    • Congress
    • Congressional reporting requirements
    • Conservation easements
    • Consumer education
    • Consumers
    • Contracts
    • Cotton
    • Crop insurance
    • Customs unions
    • Dairy industry
    • Dairy products
    • Dams
    • Day care
    • Department of Agriculture
    • Developing countries
    • Disabled
    • Disaster relief
    • Discrimination
    • Dispute settlement
    • Droughts
    • Drug abuse
    • Economic policy
    • Electric power production
    • Electric power transmission
    • Electrification
    • Emergency management
    • Energy
    • Energy crops
    • Energy demand
    • Energy efficiency
    • Energy research
    • Environmental protection
    • Executive departments
    • Executive reorganization
    • Export finance
    • Farm income
    • Farm lands
    • Farmers
    • Federal aid to health facilities
    • Federally-guaranteed loans
    • Feed grains
    • Fertilizers
    • Finance
    • Floods
    • Food
    • Food relief
    • Food safety
    • Food stamps
    • Forced labor
    • Foreclosure
    • Foreign policy
    • Foreign trade promotion
    • Forest conservation
    • Foundations
    • Fraud
    • Free trade
    • Fruit
    • Germplasm resources
    • Goats
    • Government information
    • Government lending
    • Government publicity
    • Governmental investigations
    • Grading (Agricultural products)
    • Grassland ecology
    • Grazing
    • Great Lakes
    • Great Plains
    • Groundwater
    • Habitat conservation
    • Hawaiians
    • Health education
    • Higher education
    • Historic sites
    • Honey
    • Horticulture
    • Hospitals
    • Human rights
    • Hunger
    • Identification devices
    • Income
    • Indian education
    • Indians
    • Indigenous peoples
    • Infrastructure
    • Insurance premiums
    • International affairs
    • Internet
    • Job training
    • Labeling
    • Labor
    • Labor supply
    • Lakes
    • Landscape protection
    • Latin America
    • Law
    • Limitation of actions
    • Livestock
    • Marketing of farm produce
    • Marketing orders
    • Meat inspection
    • Methamphetamine
    • Mexico
    • Migrant labor
    • Milk
    • Minorities
    • Natural resources
    • Non-native species
    • Nongovernmental organizations
    • Nutrition
    • Organic farming
    • Parasitic diseases
    • Peanuts
    • Performance measurement
    • Pest control
    • Plant breeding
    • Plant diseases
    • Plant protection
    • Potatoes
    • Poultry
    • Propane
    • Puerto Rico
    • Rabies
    • Railroad freight operations
    • Range management
    • Reinsurance
    • Research and development
    • Restoration ecology
    • Rice
    • Right of privacy
    • Rural affairs
    • Rural economic development
    • Rural health
    • Sales tax
    • Saline waters
    • Scholarships
    • Science policy
    • Seasonal labor
    • Seeds
    • Sheep
    • Small business
    • Social services
    • Soil conservation
    • Soil erosion
    • State and local government
    • Storage
    • Sugar
    • Taxation
    • Technology
    • Telecommunication
    • Territories (U.S.)
    • Texas
    • Trade
    • Trade agreements
    • Transportation
    • Unemployment
    • Vegetables
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Waste water treatment
    • Water conservation
    • Water pollution
    • Water pollution control
    • Water resources
    • Water supply
    • Watersheds
    • Welfare
    • Welfare eligibility
    • Wells
    • Wetlands
    • Wheat
    • Working poor
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced11/02/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced11/02/2007
    11/02/2007Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Harkin. With written report No. 110-220. Additional views filed.
    Put on a legislative calendar11/02/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 470.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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    Contributions

    1. January - February 2003 For $39,350 Against $3,000
    2. March - April 2003 For $58,350 Against $6,500
    3. May - June 2003 For $74,650 Against $1,000
    4. July - August 2003 For $34,077 Against $0
    5. September - October 2003 For $45,512 Against $0
    6. November - December 2003 For $59,450 Against $0
    7. January - February 2004 For $70,550 Against $0
    8. March - April 2004 For $83,360 Against $1,000
    9. May - June 2004 For $75,967 Against $2,000
    10. July - August 2004 For $113,398 Against $825
    11. September - October 2004 For $248,385 Against $4,268
    12. November - December 2004 For $48,700 Against $0
    13. January - February 2005 For $34,150 Against $0
    14. March - April 2005 For $52,100 Against $0
    15. May - June 2005 For $72,500 Against $0
    16. July - August 2005 For $43,450 Against $0
    17. September - October 2005 For $53,512 Against $0
    18. November - December 2005 For $60,866 Against $0
    19. January - February 2006 For $23,150 Against $0
    20. March - April 2006 For $67,247 Against $500
    21. May - June 2006 For $83,293 Against $1,050
    22. July - August 2006 For $48,556 Against $1,000
    23. September - October 2006 For $135,061 Against $14,900
    24. November - December 2006 For $24,890 Against $0
    25. January - February 2007 For $85,450 Against $0
    26. March - April 2007 For $119,960 Against $7,900
    27. May - June 2007 For $113,127 Against $-100
    28. July - August 2007 For $54,750 Against $3,600
    29. September - October 2007 For $70,000 Against $4,250
    30. November - December 2007 For $123,950 Against $3,850
    31. January - February 2008 For $77,605 Against $4,601
    32. March - April 2008 For $149,194 Against $5,600
    33. May - June 2008 For $91,300 Against $0
    34. July - August 2008 For $138,447 Against $5,000
    35. September - October 2008 For $220,253 Against $14,300
    36. November - December 2008 For $150,550 Against $9,500

    Votes

      7 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Food and Energy Security Act of 2007

      7 organizations supported this bill

      American Farm Bureau Federation
      (n.d.). American Farm Bureau Federation. Retrieved n.d., from .
      National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
      (n.d.). National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. Retrieved n.d., from .
      National Barley Growers Association
      (n.d.). NAtional Barley Growers Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
      National Farmers Union
      (n.d.). National Farmers Union. Retrieved n.d., from .
      National Sunflower Association
      (n.d.). National Sunflower Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
      U.S. Canola Association
      (n.d.). US Canola Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
      USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council
      (n.d.). USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council. Retrieved n.d., from .

      1 organization opposed this bill

      Heritage Foundation
      (n.d.). The Heritage Foundation. Retrieved n.d., from .

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$49,877$0
      Alan Wayne AllardRCO$-500$0
      John BarrassoRWY$4,750$0
      Max BaucusDMT$53,500$0
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$22,000$1,000
      Bob BennettRUT$47,000$0
      Joe BidenDDE$3,000$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$13,500$0
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$54,773$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$24,810$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$5,950$1,050
      Sam BrownbackRKS$24,350$0
      Jim BunningRKY$12,750$1,500
      Richard BurrRNC$77,850$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$2,700$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$6,516$0
      Ben CardinDMD$14,400$0
      Tom CarperDDE$14,300$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$22,250$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$364,851$7,000
      Hillary ClintonDNY$22,770$0
      Tom CoburnROK$20,450$2,988
      William Thad CochranRMS$66,250$0
      Norm ColemanRMN$123,150$33,900
      Susan M. CollinsRME$36,000$1,000
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$50,562$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$73,950$5,000
      John CornynRTX$43,600$0
      Larry CraigRID$6,000$0
      Mike CrapoRID$10,000$1,000
      Jim DeMintRSC$23,950$2,180
      Chris DoddDCT$2,650$0
      Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$33,910$7,101
      Pete DomeniciRNM$6,000$0
      Byron DorganDND$16,350$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$30,000$0
      John EnsignRNV$13,000$6,000
      Mike EnziRWY$36,000$0
      Russ FeingoldDWI$13,500$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$42,812$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,700$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$44,250$0
      Judd GreggRNH$34,750$2,000
      Chuck HagelRNE$4,300$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$63,150$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$7,000$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$22,636$0
      Jim InhofeROK$21,800$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$2,000$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,250$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$7,250$0
      Ted KennedyDMA$0$0
      John F. KerryDMA$2,150$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$47,818$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$66,756$6,400
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$33,750$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$1,000$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,500$0
      Carl LevinDMI$16,100$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$7,125$0
      Blanche LincolnDAR$116,215$1,500
      Chester Trent LottRMS$8,000$0
      Dick LugarRIN$67,850$0
      Mel MartinezRFL$34,616$0
      John McCainRAZ$5,600$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$9,500$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$64,594$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,500$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,000$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$13,250$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$7,500$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$56,400$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,500$0
      Barack ObamaDIL$58,650$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$40,450$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,000$0
      Harry ReidDNV$17,000$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$96,450$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
      Ken SalazarDCO$15,000$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$3,200$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$24,803$6,000
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$15,000$4,000
      Gordon SmithROR$87,900$1,000
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,150$0
      Arlen SpecterDPA$52,400$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$21,616$0
      Ted StevensRAK$0$0
      John SununuRNH$33,800$1,000
      Jon TesterDMT$2,890$0
      John ThuneRSD$57,550$2,925
      David VitterRLA$45,800$0
      George VoinovichROH$73,585$0
      John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
      Jim WebbDVA$4,950$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$13,075$0
      Ron WydenDOR$9,500$0

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$49,877$0
      Alan Wayne AllardRCO$-500$0
      John BarrassoRWY$4,750$0
      Max BaucusDMT$53,500$0
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$22,000$1,000
      Bob BennettRUT$47,000$0
      Joe BidenDDE$3,000$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$13,500$0
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$54,773$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$24,810$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$5,950$1,050
      Sam BrownbackRKS$24,350$0
      Jim BunningRKY$12,750$1,500
      Richard BurrRNC$77,850$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$2,700$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$6,516$0
      Ben CardinDMD$14,400$0
      Tom CarperDDE$14,300$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$22,250$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$364,851$7,000
      Hillary ClintonDNY$22,770$0
      Tom CoburnROK$20,450$2,988
      William Thad CochranRMS$66,250$0
      Norm ColemanRMN$123,150$33,900
      Susan M. CollinsRME$36,000$1,000
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$50,562$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$73,950$5,000
      John CornynRTX$43,600$0
      Larry CraigRID$6,000$0
      Mike CrapoRID$10,000$1,000
      Jim DeMintRSC$23,950$2,180
      Chris DoddDCT$2,650$0
      Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$33,910$7,101
      Pete DomeniciRNM$6,000$0
      Byron DorganDND$16,350$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$30,000$0
      John EnsignRNV$13,000$6,000
      Mike EnziRWY$36,000$0
      Russ FeingoldDWI$13,500$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$42,812$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,700$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$44,250$0
      Judd GreggRNH$34,750$2,000
      Chuck HagelRNE$4,300$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$63,150$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$7,000$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$22,636$0
      Jim InhofeROK$21,800$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$2,000$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,250$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$7,250$0
      Ted KennedyDMA$0$0
      John F. KerryDMA$2,150$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$47,818$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$66,756$6,400
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$33,750$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$1,000$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,500$0
      Carl LevinDMI$16,100$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$7,125$0
      Blanche LincolnDAR$116,215$1,500
      Chester Trent LottRMS$8,000$0
      Dick LugarRIN$67,850$0
      Mel MartinezRFL$34,616$0
      John McCainRAZ$5,600$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$9,500$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$64,594$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,500$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,000$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$13,250$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$7,500$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$56,400$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,500$0
      Barack ObamaDIL$58,650$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$40,450$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,000$0
      Harry ReidDNV$17,000$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$96,450$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
      Ken SalazarDCO$15,000$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$3,200$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$24,803$6,000
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$15,000$4,000
      Gordon SmithROR$87,900$1,000
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,150$0
      Arlen SpecterDPA$52,400$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$21,616$0
      Ted StevensRAK$0$0
      John SununuRNH$33,800$1,000
      Jon TesterDMT$2,890$0
      John ThuneRSD$57,550$2,925
      David VitterRLA$45,800$0
      George VoinovichROH$73,585$0
      John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
      Jim WebbDVA$4,950$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$13,075$0
      Ron WydenDOR$9,500$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,024,731
      Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$644,598
      Farm organizations & cooperatives$345,944
      Farm bureaus$29,837

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Fiscal & tax policy$94,544
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