AGRICULTURE related term(s) Food; Rural Areas

AGRICULTURE related term(s) Food; Rural Areas

Bills and resolutions

Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies programs: making appropriations (see H.R. 265), H280 [8JA]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 265), consideration (see H. Res. 28), H280 [8JA]

American Farm Bureau Federation: anniversary (see S. Res. 39), S800 [31JA]

——— anniversary of national convention (see H. Res. 45), H602 [15JA]

Animal Welfare Act: require covered persons to develop and implement emergency contingency plans (see H.R. 1042), H1458 [7FE]

Dept. of Agriculture: award grants to support and encourage public-private partnerships in Appalachia that will improve regional infrastructure, encourage entrepreneurship, and create jobs (see H.R. 178), H207 [3JA]

——— establish a loan program to support mentorship and apprenticeship opportunities for veterans to become farmers or ranchers (see H.R. 562), H600 [15JA]

——— repeal bioenergy subsidy programs (see H.R. 82), H204 [3JA]

——— repeal forfeiture rule for peanuts under the nonrecourse marketing assistance loan program (see S. 125), S220 [15JA]

Dept. of Defense: carry out a pilot program to lend departmental farm equipment to eligible farmers (see H.R. 351), H284 [8JA]

Dept. of Labor: provide increased labor law protections for agricultural workers (see S. 385), S1132 [7FE] (see H.R. 1080), H1461 [7FE]

Dept. of Transportation: modify hours of service requirements relative to transportation of certain live animals (see H.R. 487), H463 [10JA]

Disasters: convene an interagency working group to assess Federal activities relative to extreme weather resilience across key sectors and support State, local, and private sector resiliency efforts (see H.R. 855), H1283 [29JA]

EPA: ban use of pesticide chlorpyrifos (see H.R. 230), H209 [3JA]

FDA: prevent human health threats posed by consumption of equines raised in the U.S. (see H.R. 961), H1349 [4FE]

Federal-State relations: prevent States and local jurisdictions from interfering with the production and distribution of agricultural products in interstate or foreign commerce (see H.R. 272), H281 [8JA]

FEMA: allow repair, expansion, and construction without elevation, of agricultural structures located in special flood hazard zones under the National Flood Insurance Program (see H.R. 830), H1282 [29JA]

Foreign trade: combat unfair trade practices affecting core seasonal industries by allowing producers to bring trade cases if they can prove illegal seasonal dumping of products by foreign producers (see S. 16), S19 [3JA] (see H.R. 101), H204 [3JA]

Green New Deal: create to address threat of climate change, invest in infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gases and agricultural and hazardous waste, convert to clean energy, create jobs, and protect vulnerable communities (see S. Res. 59), S1133 [7FE] (see H. Res. 109), H1462 [7FE]

Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 693), H996 [22JA]

Immigration: improve job opportunities, benefits, and security for undocumented alien farmworkers (see S. 175), S293 [17JA] (see H.R. 641), H716 [17JA]

——— make permanent the returning worker exception to the annual numerical limitation on nonimmigrant visas (see H.R. 798), H1217 [25JA]

——— reform H–2A program for nonimmigrant agricultural workers (see H.R. 60), H203 [3JA]

National FFA Organization: amend charter (see S. 112), S181 [14JA] (see H.R. 439), H461 [10JA]

Sugar: eliminate direct and indirect subsidies that benefit the production or export of sugar by all major sugar producing and consuming countries (see H. Con. Res. 7), H1211 [24JA]

Taxation: facilitate water leasing and water transfers to promote conservation and efficiency (see S. 361), S919 [6FE] (see H.R. 807), H1242 [28JA]

——— reduce estate, gift, and generation-skipping taxes (see S. 176), S293 [17JA]

——— repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see S. 215), S586 [24JA] (see H.R. 218), H209 [3JA]

——— repeal estate and gift taxes (see H.R. 222), H209 [3JA]

——— repeal estate tax and retain stepped-up basis at death (see H.R. 521), H518 [11JA]

Water: repeal Corps of Engineers and EPA rule relative to definition of ‘‘waters of the U.S.’’ and clarify definition of navigable waters (see H.R. 667), H718 [17JA]

Essays

State of the Union: Paige Dean, S768 [30JA]

Letters

Dept. of Transportation increase of allowable length of certain trucks hauling sugar beets on non-interstate roads in Malheur County, OR: Senators Wyden, Risch, Crapo, and Merkley, H423 [10JA]

Motions

Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies programs: making appropriations (H.R. 265), H397 [10JA]

Remarks in House

Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies programs: making appropriations, H184, H186 [3JA], H1152 [23JA]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 265), H375–H398, H451 [10JA], H550 [15JA]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 265), consideration (H. Res. 28), H302–H311 [9JA]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 265), motion to recommit, H397 [10JA]

Congress: accomplishments of the 115th Congress, H350–H355 [9JA]

Denton County, TX, Master Gardener Association: anniversary, E36 [11JA]

Dept. of Agriculture: emergency disaster assistance funding for agricultural producers who suffered losses from hurricanes, wildfires, and other related losses, H646, H647 [16JA]

——— establish a loan program to support mentorship and apprenticeship opportunities for veterans to become farmers or ranchers (H.R. 562), H1250 [29JA]

——— promote American agriculture in Cuba, H1396 [7FE]

——— provide loans and grants to qualified agricultural associations to assist in the establishment of agricultural association health plans, H354 [9JA]

Dept. of Transportation: increase allowable length of certain trucks hauling sugar beets on non-interstate roads in Malheur County, OR, H423 [10JA]

FDA: funding, H392 [10JA]

FEMA: allow repair, expansion, and construction without elevation, of agricultural structures located in special flood hazard zones under the National Flood Insurance Program (H.R. 830), H1288 [30JA], E102 [29JA]

Government: shutdown relative to budget process, H372 [10JA]

Green New Deal: create to address threat of climate change, invest in infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gases and agricultural and hazardous waste, convert to clean energy, create jobs, and protect vulnerable communities (H. Res. 109), H1488 [8FE]

House of Representatives: legislative priorities, H1288 [30JA], H1468 [8FE]

Immigration: modernize, develop and implement an online application system for the H–2A visa program, H393 [10JA]

Michigan Farm Bureau: anniversary, E125 [4FE]

Napa Valley Vintners (organization): anniversary, E72 [22JA]

National FFA Organization: amend charter (H.R. 439), H964–H967, H969 [22JA]

PCN (television network): anniversary of coverage of Pennsylvania Farm Show, H581 [15JA]

Pennsylvania: tribute to Pennsylvania Farm Show, H291 [9JA], E83 [24JA]

Wildfires: provide assistance to winegrape growers whose crops were tainted by smoke, H652 [16JA]

Remarks in Senate

American Farm Bureau Federation: anniversary (S. Res. 39), S815 [31JA]

Dept. of Agriculture: reform and continue agricultural and other programs, S55 [8JA]

Green New Deal: create to address threat of climate change, invest in infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gases and agricultural and hazardous waste, convert to clean energy, create jobs, and protect vulnerable communities (S. Res. 59), S1178, S1190 [12FE]

Immigration: improve job opportunities, benefits, and security for undocumented alien farmworkers (S. 175), S294 [17JA]

National FFA Organization: amend charter (H.R. 439), S873 [5FE]

Nebraska: tribute to Leadership Education/Action Development (LEAD) Program participants, S1155 [11FE]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration, S845 [5FE]

Reports filed

Consideration of H.R. 265, Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies Programs Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 28) (H. Rept. 116–1), H280 [8JA]

Texts of

H. Res. 28, consideration of H.R. 265, agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies programs appropriations, H302 [9JA]

H.R. 265, agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies programs appropriations, H376–H388 [10JA]

H.R. 439, National FFA Organization Federal charter amendment, H964–H966 [22JA]

S. 215, Death Tax Repeal Act, S588 [24JA]

S. Res. 39, American Farm Bureau Federation anniversary, S812 [31JA]

S. Res. 59, create Green New Deal to address threat of climate change, invest in infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gases and agricultural and hazardous waste, convert to clean energy, create jobs, and protect vulnerable communities, S1140 [7FE]