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S. 622 - Competitive and Fair Agricultural Markets Act of 2007

Agriculture. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to enhance fair and open competition in the production and sale of agricultural commodities. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Competitive and Fair Agricultural Markets Act of 2007

S. 622 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to enhance fair and open competition in the production and sale of agricultural commodities. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to enhance fair and open competition in the production and sale of agricultural commodities.
Other Titles
  • Competitive and Fair Agricultural Markets Act of 2007
Sponsor
Tom Harkin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Actions and defenses
  • Administrative procedure
  • Agricultural industries
  • Animals
  • Business
  • Competition
  • Contracts
  • Corporate management
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Executive departments
  • Executive reorganization
  • Federal employees
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Food
  • Government attorneys
  • Government employees
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Governmental investigations
  • Injunctions
  • Law
  • Legal fees
  • Legal services
  • Livestock
  • Marketing of farm produce
  • Meat packing industry
  • Poultry
  • Restrictive trade practices
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/15/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/15/2007
2/15/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
2/15/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2052-2053)
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$0
$817,856
$2,833,842
$1,651,106
$2,024,981
$750,332
$8,078,117
0 Organizations Supported and 16 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Competitive and Fair Agricultural Markets Act of 2007

0 organizations supported this bill

16 organizations opposed this bill

American Foods Group
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
Christensen Farms
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
Hatfield Quality Meats
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
Hormel Foods
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
National Beef
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
National Chicken Council
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
National Meat Association
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
National Pork Producers Council
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
National Turkey Federation
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
North American Meat Institute
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
Seaboard Corporation
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
Smithfield Foods
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
Swift and Company
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
Tyson Foods
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.
US Premium Beef
Meat & Poultry Promotion Coalition (2007, October 18). Meat & Poultry Letter to Senator Harkin Opposing S 622. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from R-CALF.

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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$8,950
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$75,677
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$12,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$77,160
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$53,072
Bob BennettRUT$0$88,449
Joe BidenDDE$0$23,800
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$31,017
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$151,775
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$31,560
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$10,520
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$51,050
Jim BunningRKY$0$58,925
Richard BurrRNC$0$189,850
Robert ByrdDWV$0$10,650
Maria CantwellDWA$0$35,766
Ben CardinDMD$0$17,500
Tom CarperDDE$0$27,900
Bob CaseyDPA$0$35,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$739,006
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$81,380
Tom CoburnROK$0$82,350
William Thad CochranRMS$0$149,150
Norm ColemanRMN$0$347,807
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$47,200
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$76,325
Bob CorkerRTN$0$119,250
John CornynRTX$0$362,337
Larry CraigRID$0$41,583
Mike CrapoRID$0$50,110
Jim DeMintRSC$0$95,494
Chris DoddDCT$0$21,150
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$196,742
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$37,750
Byron DorganDND$0$21,200
Dick DurbinDIL$0$60,250
John EnsignRNV$0$28,890
Mike EnziRWY$0$57,915
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$33,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$100,028
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$68,922
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$110,175
Judd GreggRNH$0$46,250
Chuck HagelRNE$0$15,300
Tom HarkinDIA$0$133,742
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$24,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$212,650
Jim InhofeROK$0$131,395
Dan InouyeDHI$0$16,950
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$152,613
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$31,748
Ted KennedyDMA$0$3,000
John F. KerryDMA$0$4,265
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$79,717
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$243,715
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$45,430
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$11,750
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$3,150
Carl LevinDMI$0$23,900
Joe LiebermanICT$0$17,025
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$173,631
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$45,900
Dick LugarRIN$0$129,628
Mel MartinezRFL$0$132,816
John McCainRAZ$0$22,400
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$24,700
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$302,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$16,375
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$22,750
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$20,250
Patty MurrayDWA$0$18,150
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$220,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$69,048
Barack ObamaDIL$0$64,850
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$122,152
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,000
Harry ReidDNV$0$43,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$218,273
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$4,000
Ken SalazarDCO$0$84,728
Bernie SandersIVT$0$16,550
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$10,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$56,853
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$26,350
Gordon SmithROR$0$178,800
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$17,750
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$139,275
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$40,566
Ted StevensRAK$0$9,000
John SununuRNH$0$42,900
Jon TesterDMT$0$99,015
Craig ThomasRWY$0$22,450
John ThuneRSD$0$276,467
David VitterRLA$0$82,650
George VoinovichROH$0$103,080
John WarnerRVA$0$4,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$23,800
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$37,775
Ron WydenDOR$0$36,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$8,950
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$75,677
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$12,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$77,160
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$53,072
Bob BennettRUT$0$88,449
Joe BidenDDE$0$23,800
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$31,017
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$151,775
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$31,560
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$10,520
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$51,050
Jim BunningRKY$0$58,925
Richard BurrRNC$0$189,850
Robert ByrdDWV$0$10,650
Maria CantwellDWA$0$35,766
Ben CardinDMD$0$17,500
Tom CarperDDE$0$27,900
Bob CaseyDPA$0$35,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$739,006
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$81,380
Tom CoburnROK$0$82,350
William Thad CochranRMS$0$149,150
Norm ColemanRMN$0$347,807
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$47,200
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$76,325
Bob CorkerRTN$0$119,250
John CornynRTX$0$362,337
Larry CraigRID$0$41,583
Mike CrapoRID$0$50,110
Jim DeMintRSC$0$95,494
Chris DoddDCT$0$21,150
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$196,742
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$37,750
Byron DorganDND$0$21,200
Dick DurbinDIL$0$60,250
John EnsignRNV$0$28,890
Mike EnziRWY$0$57,915
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$33,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$100,028
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$68,922
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$110,175
Judd GreggRNH$0$46,250
Chuck HagelRNE$0$15,300
Tom HarkinDIA$0$133,742
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$24,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$212,650
Jim InhofeROK$0$131,395
Dan InouyeDHI$0$16,950
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$152,613
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$31,748
Ted KennedyDMA$0$3,000
John F. KerryDMA$0$4,265
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$79,717
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$243,715
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$45,430
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$11,750
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$3,150
Carl LevinDMI$0$23,900
Joe LiebermanICT$0$17,025
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$173,631
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$45,900
Dick LugarRIN$0$129,628
Mel MartinezRFL$0$132,816
John McCainRAZ$0$22,400
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$24,700
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$302,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$16,375
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$22,750
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$20,250
Patty MurrayDWA$0$18,150
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$220,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$69,048
Barack ObamaDIL$0$64,850
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$122,152
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,000
Harry ReidDNV$0$43,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$218,273
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$4,000
Ken SalazarDCO$0$84,728
Bernie SandersIVT$0$16,550
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$10,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$56,853
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$26,350
Gordon SmithROR$0$178,800
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$17,750
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$139,275
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$40,566
Ted StevensRAK$0$9,000
John SununuRNH$0$42,900
Jon TesterDMT$0$99,015
Craig ThomasRWY$0$22,450
John ThuneRSD$0$276,467
David VitterRLA$0$82,650
George VoinovichROH$0$103,080
John WarnerRVA$0$4,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$23,800
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$37,775
Ron WydenDOR$0$36,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Crop production & basic processing$2,833,842
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,024,981
Livestock$1,651,106
Meat processing & products$817,856
Poultry & eggs$750,332
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