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H.RES.378: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding certain provisions of the Senate amendment to H.R. 2642 relating to the Secretary of Agriculture's administration of tariff-rate quotas for raw and refined sugar.

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Sponsor Joe Pitts, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Oct. 11, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the House managers of the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill H.R. 2642 (Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013) should advance provisions to repeal the Administration of Tariff Rate Quotas language as added by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, and thus restore the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to manage sugar supplies to meet domestic demand at reasonable prices.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 12, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Oct. 12, 2013

On agreeing to the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 192 - 212, 1 Present (Roll no. 545).

Oct. 12, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6556)
Oct. 11, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.Res. 378, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the resolution and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Peterson demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing the resolution until a time to be announced.
Oct. 11, 2013 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H6520)
Oct. 11, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 378.
Oct. 11, 2013 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 380. (consideration: CR H6520-6527; text of measure as introduced: CR H6520)
Oct. 11, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Oct. 11, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture