Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 112th Congress.

S. 1026 - Livestock Marketing Fairness Act

Agriculture and food. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to prohibit the use of certain anti-competitive forward contracts. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Livestock Marketing Fairness Act

S. 1026 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to prohibit the use of certain anti-competitive forward contracts. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to prohibit the use of certain anti-competitive forward contracts.
Other Titles
  • Livestock Marketing Fairness Act
Sponsor
Michael B. Enzi
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Agriculture and food
  • Agricultural marketing and promotion
  • Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
  • Contracts and agency
  • Livestock
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/19/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/19/2011
5/19/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
5/19/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Agriculture
Consumer groups
Livestock (split)
$5,150
$206,768
$211,918
$0

opposed this bill

Livestock (split)
5 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Livestock Marketing Fairness Act

5 organizations supported this bill

Food & Water Watch
Food & Water Watch (n.d.). Take action to protect Michigan farmers and consumers!. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from Food & Water Watch.
NYC Food and Farm Bill Working Group
NYC Food and Farm Bill Working Group (n.d.). New York City FOOD and FARM BILL Priorities. Retrieved June 1, 2012, from Food Bill NYC.
Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America
Bullard, Bill (2012, March 8). Help Needed on 2012 Farm Bill: Protect Cattle Market Competitiveness. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from Food Freedom News.
South Dakota Stockgrowers Association
South Dakota Stockgrowers Association (n.d.). Stockgrowers applaud Livestock Marketing Fairness Act. Retrieved August 17, 2012, from High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal.
Western Organization of Resource Councils
Western Organization of Resource Councils (2011, August 0). Livestock Marketing Fariness Act: Taking Back the Livestock Markets. Retrieved June 12, 2012, from Western Organization of Resource Councils.

1 organization opposed this bill

National Pork Producers Council
National Pork Producers Council (2011, August 5). Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Restrict Livestock Contracts. Retrieved June 12, 2012, from National Pork Producers Council.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$6,330$0
Mark BegichDAK$500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$1,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$9,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,500$0
Richard BurrRNC$6,645$0
Maria CantwellDWA$2,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$19,625$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$3,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$200$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,900$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$5,500$0
John CornynRTX$3,150$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$250$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,300$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$4,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$7,330$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,500$0
Tom HarkinDIA$8,800$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
John HoevenRND$400$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$999$0
Dan InouyeDHI$7,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$5,550$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$450$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
John McCainRAZ$500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,800$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$500$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,400$0
Jerry MoranRKS$17,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$6,200$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$650$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$14,119$0
Rand PaulRKY$500$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,000$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,900$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$7,400$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$250$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,200$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$750$0
Jon TesterDMT$750$0
John ThuneRSD$6,770$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,350$0
Mark UdallDCO$950$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,550$0
David VitterRLA$8,750$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,600$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$7,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$6,330$0
Mark BegichDAK$500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$1,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$9,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,500$0
Richard BurrRNC$6,645$0
Maria CantwellDWA$2,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$19,625$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$3,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$200$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,900$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$5,500$0
John CornynRTX$3,150$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$250$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,300$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$4,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$7,330$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,500$0
Tom HarkinDIA$8,800$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
John HoevenRND$400$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$999$0
Dan InouyeDHI$7,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$5,550$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$450$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
John McCainRAZ$500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,800$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$500$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,400$0
Jerry MoranRKS$17,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$6,200$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$650$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$14,119$0
Rand PaulRKY$500$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,000$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,900$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$7,400$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$250$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,200$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$750$0
Jon TesterDMT$750$0
John ThuneRSD$6,770$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,350$0
Mark UdallDCO$950$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,550$0
David VitterRLA$8,750$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,600$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$7,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Livestock$1,779,859
Agriculture$206,768
Consumer groups$5,150

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Livestock$1,779,859
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