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house Bill H.R. 2642

The Agricultural Act of 2014

bill Progress


  • EnactedFebruary 7th, 2014
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed February 4th, 2014
    Roll Call Vote 68 Yea / 32 Nay
  • The house Passed January 29th, 2014
    Roll Call Vote 251 Yea / 166 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Agriculture
    IntroducedJuly 10th, 2013

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bill Progress


  • EnactedFebruary 7th, 2014
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed February 4th, 2014
    Roll Call Vote 68 Yea / 32 Nay
  • The house Passed January 29th, 2014
    Roll Call Vote 251 Yea / 166 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Agriculture
    IntroducedJuly 10th, 2013

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Bill Activity

  • referral
    Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
  • action
    Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 295 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2642 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
  • action
    Rule H. Res. 295 passed House.
  • action
    Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 295.
  • action
    Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2642 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
  • action
    DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2642.
  • action
    POINT OF ORDER - Mr. Watt raised a point of order against the ruling of the Chair regarding what constitutes embellishment of a unanimous consent request. The point of order was overruled.
  • action
    Mr. Watt appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
  • action
    Mr. Lucas moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair
  • action
    On motion to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 189 (Roll no. 350).
  • action
    WORDS TAKEN DOWN - During the course of debate, exception was taken to certain words used and a demand was made to have words taken down. Subsequently, the demand was withdrawn.
  • action
    DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H.R. 2642.
  • action
    POINT OF ORDER - Mr. Thompson (MS) raised a point of order against the ruling of the Chair regarding what constitutes embellishment of a unanimous consent request. The point of order was overruled.
  • action
    Mr. Thompson (MS) appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
  • action
    Mr. Lucas moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair
  • action
    On motion to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair Agreed to by recorded vote: 221 - 181 (Roll no. 351).
  • action
    The previous question was ordered without objection.
  • action
    Ms. Esty moved to recommit with instructions to Agriculture.
  • action
    DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct annual audits of the food regulatory systems for each country that is eligible to export meat, poultry, or egg products to the United States. The motion would also give the Secretary the authority to transfer funds from any Department of Agriculture account to the Food Safety and Inspection Service account in order to address any food safety emergency.
  • action
    On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 198 - 226 (Roll no. 352).
  • vote
    On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 216 - 208 (Roll no. 353).
  • action
    Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • calendar
    Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 136.
  • action
    Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
  • action
    Senate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S. 954 amended.
  • vote
    Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
  • action
    Senate insisted on its amendment, requested a conference.
  • action
    See also S. 954.
  • action
    Senate appointed conferees Stabenow; Leahy; Harkin; Baucus; Brown; Klobuchar; Bennet; Cochran; Chambliss; Roberts; Boozman; Hoeven.
  • action
    Message on Senate action sent to the House.
  • action
    House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment pursuant to H.Res. 361.
  • action
    Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
  • action
    Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
  • action
    Senate disagreed to the House amendment to Senate amendment by Unanimous Consent.
  • action
    Senate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Stabenow; Leahy; Harkin; Baucus; Brown; Klobuchar; Bennet; Cochran; Chambliss; Roberts; Boozman; Hoeven.
  • action
    Message on Senate action sent to the House.
  • action
    Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 380, Mr. Lucas moved that the House insist upon its amendment to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
  • action
    DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to agree to a conference.
  • action
    The previous question was ordered without objection.
  • action
    On motion that the House insist upon its amendment to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
  • action
    Mr. Peterson moved that the House instruct conferees.
  • action
    DEBATE - The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the Peterson motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2642. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to recede to section 1602 of the Senate amendment (relating to suspension of permanent price support authority), and recede to the Senate position in title IV of the Senate amendment providing at a minimum a five-year duration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and other nutrition programs.
  • action
    The previous question was ordered without objection.
  • action
    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Peterson motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2642, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion to instruct conferees and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Peterson demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2642 until a time to be announced.
  • action
    On motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 195 - 204, 2 Present (Roll no. 546).
  • action
    Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • action
    The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Agriculture for consideration of the House amendment and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Lucas, King of Iowa, Neugebauer, Rogers of Alabama, Conaway, Thompson of Pennsylvania, Austin Scott of Georgia, Crawford, Roby, Noem, Denham, Rodney Davis of Illinois, Peterson, McIntyre, Costa, Walz, Schrader, McGovern, DelBene, Negrete McLeod, and Vela.
  • action
    The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Foreign Affairs for consideration of title III of the House amendment, and title III of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Royce, Marino, and Engel.
  • action
    The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of secs. 1207 and 1301 of the House amendment, and secs. 1301, 1412, 1435, and 4204 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Camp, Sam Johnson of Texas, and Levin.
  • action
    The Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of the House amendment and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Southerland and Fudge.
  • action
    Conference held.
  • action
    Conference report H. Rept. 113-333 filed.
  • action
    Conferees agreed to file conference report.
  • action
    Mr. Lucas brought up conference report H. Rept. 113-333 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 465.
  • action
    DEBATE - The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the Conference report to accompany H.R. 2642.
  • action
    The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
  • vote
    On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 251 - 166 (Roll no. 31).
  • action
    Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • action
    Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
  • action
    Conference report considered in Senate.
  • action
    Cloture motion on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2642 presented in Senate.
  • action
    Conference report considered in Senate.
  • action
    Cloture on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2642 invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 72 - 22. Record Vote Number: 20.
  • action
    Conference report considered in Senate.
  • vote
    Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 32. Record Vote Number: 21.
  • action
    Message on Senate action sent to the House.
  • topresident
    Presented to President.
  • signed
    Signed by President.
  • enacted
    Became Public Law No: 113-79.