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Farm Bill

Every five years, Congress passes legislation that sets national agriculture, nutrition, conservation, and forestry policy, commonly referred to as the “Farm Bill”. ... Read More »

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S.2359 A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require consideration of the assets of a household for broad-based categorical eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
S.2358 A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to increase the age of eligibility for children to receive benefits under the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children, and for other purposes.
S.2385 A bill to amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to improve access to broadband telecommunications services in rural areas, including by encouraging the provision of broadband loans and grants to increase broadband service in emerging harbor projects, and for other purposes.
S.2322 A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to allow for the retirement of certain animals used in Federal research.
S.2331 A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to clarify the availability and appropriateness of training for local food service personnel, and for other purposes.
S.2143 A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of students to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
S.2121 A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to restrict the use of exotic and wild animals in traveling performances.
S.Res.208 A resolution expressing support for the designation of July as "American Grown Flower Month".
S.2026 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to reauthorize the farm to school program, and for other purposes.
S.1995 A bill to establish the Food Safety Administration to protect the public health by preventing foodborne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to foodborne illness and the chronic health outcomes associated with foodborne illnesses, improving the surveillance of foodborne pathogens (including foodborne pathogens identified as antibiotic resistant), and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes.
S.1952 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to establish a program for the procurement of domestically grown unprocessed fruits and vegetables to provide healthier school meals, and for other purposes.
S.1949 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to make loan guarantees and grants to finance certain improvements to school lunch facilities, to train school food service personnel, and for other purposes.
S.1941 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to establish a permanent, nationwide summer electronic benefits transfer for children program.
S.1918 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require alternative options for summer food service program delivery.
S.1908 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve the efficiency of summer meals.
S.1907 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to prohibit the stigmatization of children who are unable to pay for school meals, and for other purposes.
S.1817 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve nutritional and other program requirements relating to purchases of locally produced food.
S.1810 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to allow schools that participate in the school lunch program to serve whole milk, and for other purposes.
S.1736 A bill to prohibit the transfer of operations and closure of Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers.
S.1717 SNAP Vitamin and Mineral Improvement Act of 2019
S.1720 New Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act of 2019
S.1637 A bill to amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to reaffirm the authority of the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics, and for other purposes.
S.1620 A bill to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to exempt from inspection the slaughter of animals and the preparation of carcasses conducted at a custom slaughter facility, and for other purposes.
S.1326 A bill to amend the Animal Health Protection Act to establish a grant program for research on chronic wasting disease, and for other purposes.
S.1307 A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to improve nutrition in tribal areas, and for other purposes.
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