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S. 384 - Global Food Security Act of 2009

Global Food Security, world hunger, Foreign Assistance Act, GMO, genetically modofied organisims, - International affairs. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2010 through 2014 to provide assistance to foreign countries to promote food security, to stimulate rural economies, and to improve emergency response to food crises, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, 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.

Global Food Security Act of 2009

S. 384 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Global Food Security, world hunger, Foreign Assistance Act, GMO, genetically modofied organisims,
Summary
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2010 through 2014 to provide assistance to foreign countries to promote food security, to stimulate rural economies, and to improve emergency response to food crises, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2010 through 2014 to provide assistance to foreign countries to promote food security, to stimulate rural economies, and to improve emergency response to food crises, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Global Food Security Act of 2009
  • Global Food Security Act of 2009
Sponsor
Richard G. Lugar
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • International affairs
  • Agricultural conservation and pollution
  • Agricultural education
  • Agricultural practices and innovations
  • Agricultural research
  • Executive Office of the President
  • Food assistance and relief
  • Food supply, safety, and labeling
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Higher education
  • International exchange and broadcasting
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Rural conditions and development
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/05/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/05/2009
2/05/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1679-1680)
2/05/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Put on a legislative calendar3/31/2009Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
5/13/2009Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Kerry with amendments. With written report No. 111-19.
Put on a legislative calendar5/13/2009Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 60.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Non-profit foundations (split)
$0
$189,527
$2,859,887
$332,847
$42,250
$1,007,508
$59,350
$4,491,369
2 Organizations Supported and 11 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Global Food Security Act of 2009

2 organizations supported this bill

Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services (2009, March 27). Dear Chairman Kerry and Ranking Member Lugar:. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from catholic relief services.
Feed the Children
Feed the Children (2009, April 1). President Obama's call for increased aid to developing nations. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from Feed the Children.

11 organizations opposed this bill

Agricultural Missions, Inc.
US Working Group on the Food Crisis (2009, March 26). Senate Hearing on Global Fodd Crisis Offers Same Failed Solutions to Address Global Hunger. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from US Working Group on the Food Crisis.
Food First
Food First (2009, April 15). Policy Brief No 18: Why the Global Food Security Act Will Fail to Curb Hunger. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from Food First.
grassroots international
Grassroots International (2009, April 17). Business as Usual” Will Not Solve Global Hunger Crisis. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from Grassroots International.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
US Working Group on the Food Crisis (2009, March 26). Senate Hearing on Global Fodd Crisis Offers Same Failed Solutions to Address Global Hunger. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from US Working Group on the Food Crisis.
maryknoll office for global concerns
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns (2009, April 13). Urge your senators to vote against S. 384 – Mandating GMO research for Africa. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns.
National Family Farm Coalition
US Working Group on the Food Crisis (2009, March 26). Senate Hearing on Global Fodd Crisis Offers Same Failed Solutions to Address Global Hunger. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from US Working Group on the Food Crisis.
Organic Consumers Association
Organic Consumers Association (2009, May 13). Secretary Vilsack: Support Organics, Not Genetic Engineering. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from Organic Consumers Association.
Pesticide Action Network
Pesticide Action Network North America (n.d.). PAN ALERT: Tell Congress: Get GE Research Out of Foreign Aid. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from Pesticide Action Network North America.
Union of Concerned Scientists
Union of Concerned Scientists (2009, May 0). Anti-Hunger Legislation Should Be Technology Neutral. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from Union of Concerned Scientists.
Us Working Group On The Food Crisis
US Working Group on the Food Crisis (2009, March 26). Senate Hearing on Global Fodd Crisis Offers Same Failed Solutions to Address Global Hunger. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from US Working Group on the Food Crisis.
World Hunger Year
World Hunger Year (2008, October 16). WHY and Partners Launch a Call to Action on the Global Food Crisis. Retrieved May 28, 2009, from World Hunger Year.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$10
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$9,000
John BarrassoRWY$0$6,500
Max BaucusDMT$0$80,680
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$8,000
Mark BegichDAK$0$81,261
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$192,911
Bob BennettRUT$0$9,250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$19,551
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$283,722
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$79,950
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$250
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$42,445
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$750
Maria CantwellDWA$0$52,675
Ben CardinDMD$0$50,891
Tom CarperDDE$0$5,700
Bob CaseyDPA$0$78,063
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$113,475
Tom CoburnROK$0$3,400
William Thad CochranRMS$0$20,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$28,050
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$21,200
Bob CorkerRTN$0$13,950
John CornynRTX$0$16,400
Mike CrapoRID$0$17,300
Jim DeMintRSC$0$13,450
Chris DoddDCT$0$9,850
Byron DorganDND$0$26,400
Dick DurbinDIL$0$35,460
John EnsignRNV$0$4,000
Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$102,541
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$48,373
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$90,359
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$13,800
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$70,530
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$76,326
Tom HarkinDIA$0$74,915
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$15,500
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$24,383
Jim InhofeROK$0$31,249
Dan InouyeDHI$0$15,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$26,735
Mike JohannsRNE$0$21,550
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$17,050
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$0$31,270
John F. KerryDMA$0$6,620
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$69,550
Herb KohlDWI$0$40
Jon KylRAZ$0$18,800
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$32,416
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$31,403
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$27,450
Carl LevinDMI$0$28,845
Joe LiebermanICT$0$48,750
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$101,650
Dick LugarRIN$0$16,650
Mel MartinezRFL$0$9,750
John McCainRAZ$0$4,750
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$73,910
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$50,400
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$56,350
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$99,869
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$12,550
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$23,450
Patty MurrayDWA$0$107,878
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$59,650
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$96,573
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$30,850
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$9,610
Harry ReidDNV$0$167,289
Jim RischRID$0$9,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$69,300
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$47,800
Bernie SandersIVT$0$33,250
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$69,300
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$8,100
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$105,154
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$4,700
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$10,400
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$12,250
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$69,060
Jon TesterDMT$0$124,077
John ThuneRSD$0$32,920
Mark UdallDCO$0$330,152
Tom UdallDNM$0$157,385
David VitterRLA$0$41,850
George VoinovichROH$0$13,300
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$26,783
Jim WebbDVA$0$52,350
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$62,610
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$16,500
Ron WydenDOR$0$23,200

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$10
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$9,000
John BarrassoRWY$0$6,500
Max BaucusDMT$0$80,680
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$8,000
Mark BegichDAK$0$81,261
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$192,911
Bob BennettRUT$0$9,250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$19,551
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$283,722
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$79,950
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$250
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$42,445
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$750
Maria CantwellDWA$0$52,675
Ben CardinDMD$0$50,891
Tom CarperDDE$0$5,700
Bob CaseyDPA$0$78,063
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$113,475
Tom CoburnROK$0$3,400
William Thad CochranRMS$0$20,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$28,050
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$21,200
Bob CorkerRTN$0$13,950
John CornynRTX$0$16,400
Mike CrapoRID$0$17,300
Jim DeMintRSC$0$13,450
Chris DoddDCT$0$9,850
Byron DorganDND$0$26,400
Dick DurbinDIL$0$35,460
John EnsignRNV$0$4,000
Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$102,541
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$48,373
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$90,359
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$13,800
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$70,530
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$76,326
Tom HarkinDIA$0$74,915
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$15,500
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$24,383
Jim InhofeROK$0$31,249
Dan InouyeDHI$0$15,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$26,735
Mike JohannsRNE$0$21,550
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$17,050
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$0$31,270
John F. KerryDMA$0$6,620
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$69,550
Herb KohlDWI$0$40
Jon KylRAZ$0$18,800
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$32,416
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$31,403
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$27,450
Carl LevinDMI$0$28,845
Joe LiebermanICT$0$48,750
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$101,650
Dick LugarRIN$0$16,650
Mel MartinezRFL$0$9,750
John McCainRAZ$0$4,750
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$73,910
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$50,400
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$56,350
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$99,869
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$12,550
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$23,450
Patty MurrayDWA$0$107,878
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$59,650
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$96,573
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$30,850
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$9,610
Harry ReidDNV$0$167,289
Jim RischRID$0$9,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$69,300
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$47,800
Bernie SandersIVT$0$33,250
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$69,300
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$8,100
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$105,154
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$4,700
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$10,400
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$12,250
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$69,060
Jon TesterDMT$0$124,077
John ThuneRSD$0$32,920
Mark UdallDCO$0$330,152
Tom UdallDNM$0$157,385
David VitterRLA$0$41,850
George VoinovichROH$0$13,300
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$26,783
Jim WebbDVA$0$52,350
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$62,610
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$16,500
Ron WydenDOR$0$23,200

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Non-profit foundations$2,027,369

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$2,859,887
Non-profit foundations$2,027,369
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,007,508
Health & welfare policy$332,847
Agriculture$189,527
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$59,350
Human Rights$42,250
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