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USHB1617IntroEstablishes the White House Rural Council within the Executive Office of the President to make recommendations and coordinate the efforts of the executive branch regarding economic development in rural areas.
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2021-05-06
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1393IntroTo address the history of discrimination against Black farmers and ranchers, to require reforms within the Department of Agriculture to prevent future discrimination, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1251IntroA bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a program to reduce barriers to entry for farmers, ranchers, and private forest landowners in certain voluntary markets, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1092IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program under which the Secretary awards grants to States or State departments of agriculture for the purpose of providing support to agricultural fairs for losses sustained due to COVID-19...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1107IntroDirects the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Rural Forest Market Investment Program to guarantee investments to finance certain projects that will enable rural private forest landowners to participate in an innovative market for fore...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1072IntroA bill to provide incentives for agricultural producers to carry out climate stewardship practices, to provide for increased reforestation across the United States, to establish the Coastal and Estuary Resilience Grant Program, and for other purposes...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1413IntroTo amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand online benefit redemption options under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHR271IntroThis resolution (1) supports the designation of National Blueberry Month; and (2) recognizes the contributions of American growers and their families, and that purchasing American grown blueberries supports farmers, jobs, and the economy.
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2021-04-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1240IntroTo amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify prevented planting coverage.
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2021-04-05
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USHB1389IntroTo amend the Plant Protection Act for purposes of mitigating the threat of invasive species, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1363IntroRevises the goals of the Agriculture Advanced Research and Development Authority (AGARDA). Specifically, the bill expands the goals to require AGARDA to enhance the role of agriculture in innovative voluntary resilience solutions in the United States...
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2021-04-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1258IntroTo amend the Poultry Products Inspection Act and the Federal Meat Inspection Act to support small and very small meat and poultry processing establishments, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB1291IntroProvides authority and funding for the Department of Agriculture to establish a loan program for certain rural utility service providers (e.g., electric, telecommunications, or waste disposal service providers) to replace specified losses during a fe...
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2021-03-29
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSR139IntroThis resolution (1) designates July 2021 as National Blueberry Month; and (2) recognizes the contributions of blueberry growers in the United States and their families, and that purchasing blueberries grown in the United States supports farmers, jobs...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB978IntroA bill to provide for the adjustment or modification by the Secretary of Agriculture of loans for critical rural utility service providers, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1005IntroA bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to modify the definition of hemp, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB949IntroEstablishes that a minimum of 50% of a covered packer's weekly volume of livestock slaughter must be purchased through spot market sales from nonaffiliated producers. (The term covered packer applies to a packer that is required to report to the Depa...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB628IntroTo amend title 46, United States Code, to exclude certain aquaculture workers from treatment as seamen for the purpose of liability in the event of injury or death, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB876IntroA 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 ot...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB853IntroA 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.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB713IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to temporarily suspend increased line speeds at meat and poultry establishments, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHR150IntroThis resolution supports the designation of a National FFA Week. It also (1) recognizes the important role of the National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America) in developing the next generation of leaders who will change the world, and (2) ce...
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2021-03-09
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB647IntroRevises the process for awarding grants under certain programs of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to high-density public land counties and any units of tribal and local governments within such counties. A high-density public land county is a cou...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1692IntroTo extend and expand the Wildfire Hurricane Indemnity Program to cover losses due to high winds, polar vortexes, and hailstorms.
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2021-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB1625IntroTo establish the Office of Intelligence in the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-08
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB843IntroRaises the borrowing limit of the Commodity Credit Corporation from $30 billion to $68 billion.
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2021-03-03
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USSB543IntroA bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to establish a cattle contract library, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR83IntroThis resolution supports the designation of February 20-February 27, 2021, as National FFA Week. It also (1) recognizes the important role of the National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America) in developing the next generation of leaders who w...
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2021-03-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S922; text: CR S960)
USSB486IntroA bill to amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish the Rural Innovation and Partnership Administration and to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish the Rural Future Partnership Fund to i...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB54IntroRepeals Title IX (Energy) of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. The title authorizes various energy programs that are administered by the Department of Agriculture and primarily provide support and incentives for renewable energy pro...
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2021-02-24
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB220IntroTo make supplemental appropriations to carry out farm stress programs, provide for expedited additional support under the farm and ranch stress assistance network, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB498IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to subsidize payments on loans made under certain rural development loan programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB487IntroTo amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the operation of the State employment and training programs under such Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB267IntroExpands the Department of Agriculture's Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+) to include coverage for losses of crops (including smoke-tainted wine grapes) due to wildfires occurring in calendar year 2020. Under current law, the progr...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USHB351IntroTo amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to exclude from income, for the purpose of determining eligibility and benefits, income received from cost of living adjustments made under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act and from supplementar...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB388IntroTo amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 by requiring preclearance quarantine inspections for all movement to or from the State of Hawaii by either domestic or international travel, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB421IntroMakes the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands eligible to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program).
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB547IntroTo amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to allow for the interstate internet sales of certain State-inspected meat and poultry, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB359IntroA bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify prevented planting coverage.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB370IntroA bill to amend the Poultry Products Inspection Act and the Federal Meat Inspection Act to support small and very small meat and poultry processing establishments, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1139IntroDirects the Department of Agriculture to reimburse institutions that are emergency shelters for meals and supplements provided under the Child and Adult Care Food Program during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency to...
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2021-02-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB313IntroA bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand online benefit redemption options under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB300IntroA bill to address the history of discrimination against Black farmers and ranchers, to require reforms within the Department of Agriculture to prevent future discrimination, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB278IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide assistance for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and socially disadvantaged groups, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB818IntroTo amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to allow certain participants in the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children to elect to be issued a variety of types of milk, including whole milk, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB784IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to allow infant food combinations and dinners to be served under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
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2021-02-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB783IntroTo amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve the efficiency of summer meals.
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2021-02-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB271IntroProhibits the sale of food that contains genetically engineered fish unless the food bears a label stating that it contains genetically engineered fish.
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB270IntroRequires the market name of genetically engineered (commonly called genetically modified or GMO) salmon to include Genetically Engineered or GE in front of the existing market name. The bill also requires the Department of Health and Human Services t...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB713IntroRequires the President to provide Congress with certain information at least 30 days before issuing an executive order related to agriculture, food, and the livelihood of farmers, ranchers, and producers in the United States. Before issuing such an o...
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2021-02-02
To House Agriculture Committee
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