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USHB7452IntroTo require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide relief from hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic to certain borrowers of rural development loans, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-01
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7425IntroTo 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 for other purposes.
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2020-06-30
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7393IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a program to reduce barriers to entry for farmers, ranchers, and private forest landowners in certain private markets, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-26
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7271IntroTo amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to permit supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits to be used to purchase additional types of items and to increase the amount of such benefits.
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2020-06-18
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7273IntroTo provide for the Forest Service Legacy Roads and Trails Remediation Program.
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2020-06-18
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7162IntroExpanding Markets for State-Inspected Meat Processors Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7108IntroTo amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to allow for emergency use of certain land during a pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-04
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7082IntroEnsuring STEAKS Act of 2020 Ensuring Safety Tools so that Employees are All Kept Secure Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue regulations with respect to protection against COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 201...
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2020-06-01
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7047IntroTo provide for expedited additional support under the farm and ranch stress assistance network, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-28
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7051IntroTo provide Federal relief to hog producers, especially family farmers and independent producers, who have been forced to euthanize hogs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to us...
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2020-05-28
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7035IntroFarm to Fridge Act This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide grants to eligible entities under the local agriculture market program for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) losses. Eligible entities must submit USDA an...
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2020-05-27
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6977IntroSmall Packer Overtime and Holiday Fee Relief for COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6956IntroFarming Support to States Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6921IntroHealthy Dog Importation Act
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2020-05-19
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6904IntroIncreasing Access to SNAP Delivery During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-05-15
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6834IntroFarmer's Milk in Low-Income Kitchens Act MILK Act This bill revises and expands the milk donation program of the Department of Agriculture (USDA). Specifically, the bill (1) increases funding for the program, and (2) requires USDA to carry out a prog...
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2020-05-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6846IntroEquitable Nutrition Assistance for the Territories Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6757IntroFarm to Food Bank Enhancement Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6756IntroEnd Pandemic Hunger for College Students Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR956IntroRecognizing the United Chinese Americans' nationwide food drive and the contributions of Chinese Americans to the United States. This resolution (1) recognizes the significance of the Chinese-American community as an integral component of the rich di...
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2020-05-08
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6728IntroTo amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act to raise the borrowing limit of the Commodity Credit Corporation. This bill raises the borrowing limit of the Commodity Credit Corporation from $30 billion to $68 billion.
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2020-05-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6725IntroFarmers Feeding Families Coronavirus Response Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use specified federal funding to purchase specialty crops, dairy, meat, and poultry products from specific agricultural producers relying on m...
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2020-05-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6722IntroFood for Families in Crisis Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6688IntroSNAP COVID-19 Anti-Hunger Restaurant Relief for You Act of 2020
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2020-05-01
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6683IntroRelief for America's Small Farmers Act
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2020-05-01
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6682IntroTo provide for a waiver of the matching funds requirement for the farmers market and local food promotion program and value added producer grant program. This bill waives matching funds requirements for entities that receive grants from the Departmen...
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2020-05-01
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR937IntroRecognizing the important role Victory Gardens played in America's World War efforts and reaffirming their purpose as essential to strengthening food security, health education, and community morale during the 2020 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cris...
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2020-04-22
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6565IntroEmergency Ensuring Access to SNAP (EATS) Act of 2020
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2020-04-21
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6582IntroFood for Working Families Act of 2020 This bill revises the requirements for calculating income under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) to exclude from income and resources emergency federa...
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2020-04-21
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6510IntroSNAP Online Purchasing Flexibility Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to authorize all states to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) online purchasing ...
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2020-04-14
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6459IntroSmall Cities and Towns Investment Act
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2020-04-07
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6449IntroFood and Necessities During Public Emergencies Act of 2020 This bill provides that during an emergency declared under the National Emergencies Act or the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, supplemental nutrition assistan...
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2020-04-03
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6384IntroCommunity Meals Fund This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to award grants to community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups to partner with small and mid-sized restaurants or food contractors to expand meal access and food sec...
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2020-03-24
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6197IntroCFTC Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2025 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and generally revises provisions related to the CFTC. Among other things, the bill exempts certain companies from the mandatory swa...
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2020-03-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6200IntroPandemic EBT Act of 2020 This bill expands authority in FY2020 for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) during a public health ...
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2020-03-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6182IntroFarmer-Driven Conservation Outcomes Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6181IntroEnsuring Emergency Food Security Act
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2020-03-10
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6111IntroTo amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to allow certain dairy operations to make a 1-time election to recalculate production history for purposes of dairy margin coverage. This bill revises the Dairy Margin Coverage program of the Department of Agricu...
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2020-03-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6067IntroSALE Act of 2020 Securing All Livestock Equitably Act of 2020 This bill requires all livestock purchased by a dealer in cash sales and all inventories of, or receivables or proceeds from, such livestock to be held by the dealer in a trust until all u...
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2020-03-03
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5861IntroAgriculture Resilience Act
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2020-02-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5841IntroFood Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-02-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USHCR88IntroSupporting the Farmers Bill of Rights. This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that (1) it recognizes the many contributions that family farmers and ranchers, including historically underserved farmers and ranchers, have made to Am...
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2020-02-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5699IntroVoluntary Checkoff Program Participation Act This bill prohibits mandatory or compulsory checkoff programs and requires producer participation in the programs to be voluntary at the point of sale. (A checkoff program is a program to promote and provi...
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2020-01-29
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5563IntroOpportunities for Fairness in Farming Act of 2020 This bill establishes restrictions and requirements for checkoff programs, which are programs overseen by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote and provide research and information for a par...
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2020-01-09
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5362IntroSpittlebug Act This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to provide competitive research and extension grants to (1) develop and disseminate science-based tools and treatments to combat the insect known as the spittlebug (Cercopoidea); and (...
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2019-12-09
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5349IntroProtect SNAP Act
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2019-12-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5311IntroForestry Renewal Act This bill makes permanent the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council. The council shall meet at least twice a year. The bill removes the ceiling on the amount that may by transferred by the Department of Agricultu...
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2019-12-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR45IntroCongratulating the American Farm Bureau Federation for a long tradition of advocacy on behalf of agriculture and rural America and for holding its 100th annual convention. This resolution congratulates the American Farm Bureau Federation for its long...
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2019-01-15
To House Agriculture Committee
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