H.R.3695: To provide a temporary extension of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 and amendments made by that Act, as previously extended and amended and with certain additional modifications and exceptions, to suspend permanent price support authorities, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
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Sponsor Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Dec. 11, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Extends until January 31, 2014: (1) specified agricultural programs under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, (2) suspension of permanent price support authorities, and (3) supplemental agricultural disaster assistance.

Exempts from such extensions: (1) mandatory funding for nutrition education; (2) the conservation stewardship program, the farmland protection program, the environmental quality incentives program, and the wildlife habitat incentives program; (3) Commodity Credit Corporation funding for local and regional food aid procurement projects, the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, and a survey of foods purchased by school food authorities; (4) rural development programs for micro entrepreneur assistance, pending rural development loans and grants, value-added agricultural market development grants, and the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center; (5) market loss assistance for asparagus producers; (6) supplem...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 12, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Dec. 12, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8046)
Dec. 12, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3695.
Dec. 12, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8046-8047)
Dec. 12, 2013 Mr. Lucas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Dec. 11, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.