AGRICULTURE RELATED TERM(S) FOOD; RURAL AREAS

AGRICULTURE  related term(s) Food; Rural Areas
  Amendments
      CFTC: reauthorize to protect futures customers, make reforms to 
        ensure transparency and accountability, and provide end users 
        with market certainty and risk management to keep costs low 
        (H.R. 238), H414, H421, H422, H423, H424, H425, H426, H427 
        [12JA]
      ------reauthorize to protect futures customers, make reforms to 
        ensure transparency and accountability, and provide end users 
        with market certainty and risk management to keep costs low 
        (H.R. 238), consideration (H. Res. 40), H321 [11JA]
  Bills and resolutions
      CFTC: reauthorize to protect futures customers, make reforms to 
        ensure transparency and accountability, and provide end users 
        with market certainty and risk management to keep costs low 
        (see H.R. 238), H93 [4JA]
      ------reauthorize to protect futures customers, make reforms to 
        ensure transparency and accountability, and provide end users 
        with market certainty and risk management to keep costs low 
        (H.R. 238), consideration (see H. Res. 40), H297 [10JA]
      Cuba: allow the financing by U.S. persons of sales of 
        agricultural commodities to Cuba (see S. 275), S655 [2FE]
      ------facilitate export of U.S. agricultural products, remove 
        impediments to export of medical devices and medicines, allow 
        travel by U.S. citizens, and establish an agricultural export 
        promotion program (see H.R. 572), H545 [13JA]
      ------modify prohibition on U.S. assistance and financing for 
        agricultural exports and allow limited U.S. investment in 
        Cuban agribusinesses (see H.R. 525), H543 [13JA]
      Dept. of Agriculture: clarify and expand food donation by 
        increasing liability protections, creating new ways to donate, 
        and eliminating food waste (see H.R. 952), H1082 [7FE]
      ------establish a grant program to award funds to certain land-
        grant African-American colleges and universities to award 
        scholarships to students attending such institutions (see H.R. 
        51), H38 [3JA]
      ------exempt certain recipients of conservation assistance from 
        certain reporting requirements (see S. 364), S1130 [13FE]
      ------issue semipostal to support conservation programs (see 
        H.R. 581), H546 [13JA]
      ------modify limitations applicable to qualified conservation 
        loan guarantees (see H.R. 831), H944 [2FE]
      ------repeal forfeiture rule for peanuts under the nonrecourse 
        marketing assistance loan program (see S. 77), S204 [10JA]
      Drought: provide drought assistance to California (see H.R. 23), 
        H37 [3JA]
      EPA: clarify and codify regulations relative to the application 
        of solid waste disposal laws to agricultural byproducts and 
        nutrient management (see H.R. 848), H975 [3FE]
      FDA: require enforcement of labeling regulations against 
        misbranded imitation dairy products such as milk, cheese, or 
        yogurt (see S. 130), S314 [12JA] (see H.R. 778), H819 [31JA]
      Immigration: provide for electronic notification of H-2A and H-
        2B visa petitioners upon receipt of petitions (see H.R. 639), 
        H683 [24JA]
      ------reform H-2A program for nonimmigrant agricultural workers 
        (see H.R. 641), H683 [24JA]
      ------simplify petitioning procedure for H-2A agricultural 
        workers and expand the scope of the H-2A program (see H.R. 
        281), H95 [4JA]
      IRS: nullify proposed regulations that would eliminate valuation 
        discounts on liquidation of an interest relative to estate, 
        gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes (see S. 47), S113 
        [5JA] (see H.R. 308), H179 [5JA]
      Pesticides: improve pesticide registration and certain other 
        activities and extend and modify fee authorities (see H.R. 
        1029), H1183 [14FE]
      Taxation: facilitate water leasing and water transfers to 
        promote conservation and efficiency (see H.R. 519), H543 
        [13JA]
      ------repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see S. 205), 
        S444 [24JA] (see H.R. 631), H682 [24JA]
      ------repeal estate and gift taxes (see H.R. 30), H37 (see H.R. 
        198), H44 [3JA]
      ------repeal estate tax and retain stepped-up basis at death 
        (see H.R. 451), H390 [11JA]
      ------temporarily allow expensing of certain costs of replanting 
        citrus plants lost by reason of casualty (see S. 71), S154 
        [9JA] (see H.R. 112), H40 [3JA]
      Water: call for withdrawal or vacating of Corps of Engineers and 
        EPA rule relative to the definition of ``waters of the U.S.'' 
        under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (see S. Res. 
        12), S314 [12JA]
  Letters
      Commodity End-User Relief Act: Andy Blocker, Securities Industry 
        and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), H414 [12JA]
      ------Barbara A. Boigegrain, Church Alliance, H407 [12JA]
      ------George Lowe, American Gas Association, H406 [12JA]
      ------Gregg Doud, Commodity Markets Council, H407 [12JA]
      ------Jack Howard, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, H407 [12JA]
      ------Jim Matheson, National Rural Electric Cooperative 
        Association, H413 [12JA]
      ------Representative Conaway, Committee on Agriculture (House), 
        H405, H406 [12JA]
      ------Representative Goodlatte, Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House), H406 [12JA]
      ------Representative Hensarling, Committee on Financial Services 
        (House), H405 [12JA]
      ------Scott O'Malia, International Swaps and Derivatives 
        Association, Inc., H413 [12JA]
      ------several agricultural organizations, H318 [11JA], H406 
        [12JA]
      ------Susan N. Kelly, American Public Power Association, H407 
        [12JA]
      ------Thomas R. Kuhn, Edison Electric Institute, H408 [12JA]
      ------Walt Lukken, FIA (organization), H413 [12JA]
      ------William C. Daroff, Jewish Federations of North America, 
        H413 [12JA]
      Dept. of the Interior Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and 
        Enforcement rule known as the ``Stream Protection Rule'' that 
        imposes certain environmental regulations on coal mining 
        operations: Ellen Pfister, S571 [1FE]
  Lists
      Organizations supporting H.R. 238, Commodity End-User Relief 
        Act, H406 [12JA]
  Motions
      CFTC: reauthorize to protect futures customers, make reforms to 
        ensure transparency and accountability, and provide end users 
        with market certainty and risk management to keep costs low 
        (H.R. 238), H449 [12JA]
  Remarks in House
      CFTC: allow imposition and implementation of position limits as 
        necessary under certain conditions, H423, H424 [12JA]
      ------delay implementation of Ownership and Control Reports Rule 
        until amended to adjust reporting trading volume levels, 
        remove natural person data controller requirements, and ensure 
        compliance with foreign privacy laws, H427 [12JA]
      ------eliminate certain leasing authority and designate other 
        agencies to manage its leases, H421, H422 [12JA]
      ------prevent certain situations in which end-users lose their 
        ability to rely on the end-user exception to the clearing 
        requirement, H425, H426 [12JA]
      ------prohibit from compelling production of algorithmic trading 
        source code and similar intellectual property unless a 
        subpoena has been issued, H424, H425 [12JA]
      ------reauthorize to protect futures customers, make reforms to 
        ensure transparency and accountability, and provide end users 
        with market certainty and risk management to keep costs low 
        (H.R. 238), H404-H428 [12JA]
      ------reauthorize to protect futures customers, make reforms to 
        ensure transparency and accountability, and provide end users 
        with market certainty and risk management to keep costs low 
        (H.R. 238), consideration (H. Res. 40), H316-H322 [11JA]
      ------reauthorize to protect futures customers, make reforms to 
        ensure transparency and accountability, and provide end users 
        with market certainty and risk management to keep costs low 
        (H.R. 238), motion to recommit, H449 [12JA]
      ------reform Consumer Protection Fund, H422 [12JA]
      Colusa County, CA: support construction of proposed Sites 
        Reservoir, H617 [24JA]
      Coral Gables, FL: tribute to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden 
        Fairchild Challenge Program, H57 [4JA]
      EPA: clarify and codify regulations relative to the application 
        of solid waste disposal laws to agricultural byproducts and 
        nutrient management (H.R. 848), E140 [3FE]
      Iowa: summit on renewable fuels, H666 [24JA]
      Pennsylvania: tribute to Pennsylvania Farm Show, H87 [4JA], H308 
        [11JA]
      Smith, John: U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Workhorse of the 
        Year Award recipient, E146 [6FE]
      Thomas, Richard: Sonoma County, CA, Winegrape Commission Nick 
        Frey Community Contribution Award recipient, E55 [12JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Federal agencies and departments: reduce waste, fraud, and 
        abuse, S192 [10JA]
      Foreign trade: importance of bilateral trade agreeements, S1004 
        [9FE]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 78, SEC Regulatory Accountability Act and 
        H.R. 238, Commodity End-User Relief Act: Committee on Rules 
        (House) (H. Res. 40) (H. Rept. 115-3), H297 [10JA]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 40, consideration of H.R. 78, SEC Regulatory 
        Accountability Act and H.R. 238, Commodity End-User Relief 
        Act, H316 [11JA]
      S. Res. 12, call for withdrawal or vacating of Corps of 
        Engineers and EPA rule relative to the definition of ``waters 
        of the U.S.'' under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 
        S319 [12JA]