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July 14, 2016
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H.R.5605

Wetland Determinations Efficiency and Transparency Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

H.R.5857

Beginning Farmers Agenda Act of 2016

Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform

July 13, 2016
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S.3200

Voluntary Check-off Program Participation Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

July 12, 2016
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S.RES.513

A resolution designating September 25, 2016, as "National Lobster Day".

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

July 8, 2016
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H.R.5699

Serve More Kids Act

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

June 30, 2016
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H.R.5423

SNAP Healthy Incentives Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.

H.RES.791

Supporting the recognition of 2016 as the "Year of Pulse Crops" and acknowledging the nutritional benefit and important contribution to soil health of pulse crops.

Referred to the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.

June 29, 2016
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S.3108

Food Recovery Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

June 10, 2016
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S.RES.492

A resolution designating the week of June 6 through June 12, 2016, as "Hemp History Week".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3812; text as passed Senate: CR S3797-3798)

May 26, 2016
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S.J.RES.28

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of Agriculture relating to inspection of fish of the order Siluriformes.

Held at the desk.

May 20, 2016
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H.R.5215

Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.

May 18, 2016
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H.R.5003

Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016

Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 14.

May 10, 2016
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S.2911

A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

May 9, 2016
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H.R.4967

Food Bank Assistance Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.

April 26, 2016
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H.R.4896

Dairy MILC Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.

April 20, 2016
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H.R.5013

Safe Water and Nutrition Access Act

Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

March 31, 2016
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H.R.4849

Food and Nutrition Reform, Responsibility, and Accountability Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.

March 23, 2016
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H.R.3886

Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

H.R.4540

SNAP Empowerment and Accountability Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

H.R.4184

Food Recovery Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

H.R.3532

Fruit and Vegetable Access for Children Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

March 22, 2016
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H.R.4710

End Subsidies for Tobacco Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.

H.R.4631

Stop Taxpayer-Funded Alcohol Marketing Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.

March 1, 2016
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H.RES.633

Recognizing the important work of Meals on Wheels America and senior nutrition programs throughout the Nation in addressing hunger and isolation and improving the health and quality of life for millions of our Nation's seniors each year.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Feb. 10, 2016
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S.2529

A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require that the Buy American purchase requirement for the school lunch program include fish harvested within United States waters, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Jan. 5, 2016
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H.R.4226

To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to provide relief for agricultural producers adversely impacted by the Oriental fruit fly.

Referred to the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.

Dec. 17, 2015
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S.2420

SNAP Work Opportunities and Veteran Protection Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Dec. 7, 2015
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S.J.RES.27

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of Agriculture relating to inspection of fish of the order Siluriformes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Nov. 16, 2015
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H.R.2627

Salad Bars in Schools Expansion Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

H.R.3307

School Lunch Affordability Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

Nov. 5, 2015
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S.2244

AFFIRM Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2243

Fruit and Vegetable Access for Children Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Oct. 5, 2015
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H.R.3540

Farm to Table Safety Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.

Sept. 25, 2015
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H.R.3564

Interstate Milk Freedom Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Aug. 5, 2015
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S.RES.230

A resolution designating September 25, 2015, as "National Lobster Day".

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.1966

Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

July 23, 2015
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S.1844

A bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to provide for voluntary country of origin labeling for beef, pork, and chicken.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5528)

July 21, 2015
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S.1805

School Lunch Price Protection Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

July 16, 2015
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S.1800

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 152.

S.1796

WIC Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

June 24, 2015
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S.1655

A bill to amend the United States Cotton Futures Act to exclude certain cotton futures contracts from coverage under that Act.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

June 10, 2015
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S.1539

Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.2088

United States Grain Standards Act Reauthorization Act of 2015

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

June 8, 2015
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H.R.2383

Nutritious Options for Meals Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.

May 21, 2015
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S.1417

United States Grain Standards Act Reauthorization Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 90.

S.1442

ERASE Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

May 13, 2015
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H.R.2303

Pathogen Reduction and Testing Reform Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

May 6, 2015
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S.1214

John Rainey Memorial Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

May 4, 2015
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S.RES.166

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that domestically grown flowers support the farmers, small businesses, jobs, and economy of the United States, enhance the ability of the people of the United States to honor their mothers on Mother's Day, and that the White House should strive to showcase domestically grown flowers.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2608-2609; text as passed Senate: CR S2602)

April 30, 2015
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S.1146

Healthy School Meals Flexibility Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

April 29, 2015
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H.R.881

Bringing Awareness and Knowledge to Exempt Schools Against Legislative Encroachment Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

April 8, 2015
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H.RES.177

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that specialty crops are a vital part of agriculture in the United States, and that Congress should fund programs that support specialty crops as a growing and important part of agriculture in the United States.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.

H.RES.170

Recognizing the National Association of Letter Carriers' One Day Food Drive.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.

March 23, 2015
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H.R.1284

Saving America's Pollinators Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.

March 9, 2015
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H.R.1025

SNAP Work Opportunities Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.

Feb. 27, 2015
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S.613

Summer Meals Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Feb. 12, 2015
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S.475

Sugar Reform Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Jan. 30, 2015
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H.R.609

Safe Food Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Jan. 28, 2015
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S.287

Safe Food Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (text of measure as introduced: CR S591-600)

Jan. 26, 2015
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H.R.61

Securing the Assistance of Victims of Exploitation Act of 2015 (SAVE Act)

Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.

Jan. 7, 2015
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S.57

Food Stamp Fraud Prevention and Accountability Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.