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H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 2 PDF XML

    Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 115-661 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Agriculture

Rule Information

GENERAL DEBATE RULE
COMMITTEE ACTION:

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 6-3 on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 891:
Agreed to by record vote of 229-185, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 230-184 on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. 

MANAGERS: Woodall/McGovern

1. Structured rule for H.R. 5698.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Makes in order only the further amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in part A of the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

9. Closed rule for S. 2372.

10. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

12. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 5674, as reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

14. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

15. Structured rule for H.R. 2.

16. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture.

17. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

18. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Agriculture now printed in the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

19. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.

20. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part C of the report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in this report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

21. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part C of the report.

22. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

AMENDMENT CONSIDERATION RULE
COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 900: 

MANAGERS: Woodall/McGovern

1. Provides for further consideration of H.R. 2 under a structured rule.

2. Provides for no additional general debate.

3. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

4. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

5. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Tipton (CO), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanAuthorizes the U.S. Forest Service to convey 3.61 acres of Forest Service Land to Dolores County, Colorado for the strict purpose of building a fire station. Made In Order
2Version 1Gibbs (OH)RepublicanExpresses a sense of congress encouraging partnerships at the watershed level between nonpoint sources and regulated point sources to advance the goals of the Water Pollution Control Act. Made In Order
3Version 2Jones (NC)RepublicanRevised Removes the first 1,500 individuals residing on military bases from calculation into population thresholds set for 'rural areas.'Made In Order
4Version 1Gosar (AZ), Gianforte (MT), Stewart (UT), Tipton (CO), Pearce (NM)RepublicanAuthorizes counties to be included in Good Neighbor Authority cooperative agreements and contracts in order to improve forest health and bolster watershed restoration.Made In Order
5Version 2Zeldin (NY), Lance (NJ), MacArthur (NJ), Katko (NY), Faso (NY), Smith, Christopher (NJ), Stefanik (NY), Reichert (WA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Tenney (NY), LoBiondo (NJ), Donovan (NY), Costello (PA)RepublicanRevised Reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Revised
6Version 2Pearce (NM)RepublicanRevised Allows the Village of Santa Clara to purchase land from the United States Forest Service that was formerly part of Fort Bayard Military Reservation. Made In Order
7Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanEstablishes a pilot program to demonstrate effective tools and techniques for safeguarding national forests and watersheds.Made In Order
8Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanReauthorizes the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program for another 10 years.Made In Order
9Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanAmends Section 3(k) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to prohibit the purchase of carbonated beverages with SNAP benefits.Submitted
10Version 1Biggs (AZ), Rooney, Francis (FL)RepublicanRepeals the bioenergy subsidy programs established in title IX of the 2002 farm bill.Made In Order
11Version 2Estes, Ron (KS)RepublicanRevised Clarifies substantial services in regard to program brochures, referral information, program guides and information or notices on applications in Broad Based Categorical Eligibility. Revised
12Version 2Burgess (TX), Blumenauer (OR)Bi-PartisanRevised Caps spending on Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs at 110% of CBO-predicted levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2025. Revised
13Version 1LaHood, Darin (IL)RepublicanStreamlines the sign up process for Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to change the regulatory requirements from an annual sign up to a “one and done” process for ARC and PLC only. Made In Order
14Version 1Roskam (IL), Blumenauer (OR), Faso (NY), Knight (CA)Bi-PartisanStrengthens prohibitions against animal fighting by ensuring the law applies to all US territories. Made In Order
15Version 1Rouzer (NC)RepublicanChanges the requirement for inspection of animal research facilities from every year to every three years.Submitted
16Version 1Banks (IN), Gosar (AZ), Pearce (NM), Smith, Jason (MO), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Rokita (IN), Walorski (IN), Hollingsworth (IN), Walker (NC), Duncan (SC), Mullin, Markwayne (OK), Rohrabacher (CA), Estes, Ron (KS), Tipton (CO), Herrera-Beutler (WA), Hunter (CA), Amodei (NV)RepublicanRepeals the final rule issued by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Secretary of the Army entitled ‘‘Clean Water Rule: Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’’’ (80 Fed. Reg. 37053 (June 29, 2015)).Made In Order
17Version 2Herrera-Beutler (WA), Gosar (AZ), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Smith, Jason (MO), Mullin, Markwayne (OK), Luetkemeyer (MO), Banks (IN), Tipton (CO), Amodei (NV)RepublicanRevised Repeals the 2015 WOTUS rule and provides a replacement definition for navigable waters consistent with Justice Scalia’s plurality opinion in Rapanos v. United States.Revised
18Version 1Valadao (CA), Simpson (ID), Newhouse (WA), Duffy (WI)RepublicanRaises the catastrophic coverage level in the Milk Margin Protection program from $4 to $5 in both Tier 1 and Tier 2. Submitted
19Version 1Stefanik (NY)RepublicanAdds invasive vegetation to Section 602 of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act. Made In Order
20Version 2Stefanik (NY)RepublicanRevised Prioritizes grants for forest restoration under the Competitive Forestry, Natural Resources, and Environmental Grants Program. Made In Order
21Version 1Stefanik (NY)RepublicanWithdrawn Provides for prioritized loans and grants for rural broadband. Withdrawn
22Version 1Crawford (AR)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires USDA to create a Food Access Liaison position responsible for coordinating the department’s programs that address food access, provide outreach and technical assistance to outside entities engaged in projects aimed at increasing quality food access, and make recommendations to the Secretary.Withdrawn
23Version 1Smith, Lamar (TX)RepublicanTransfers jurisdiction of the Padres Mesa Demonstration Ranch to the Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation at USDA from the Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation (ONHIR).Submitted
24Version 1Sanford (SC), Kind (WI)Bi-PartisanLowers the Profit Margin that Crop Insurance Companies are guaranteed referred to as the “Target Rate” of return from 14.5% to 12%Submitted
25Version 2González-Colón (PR)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on developing a Thrifty Food Plan to calculate the amount of the Nutritional Assistance Program for Puerto Rico.Made In Order
26Version 2González-Colón (PR)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to provide an extension of study on comparable access to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance for Puerto Rico.Made In Order
27Version 2González-Colón (PR)RepublicanRevised Authorizes appropriations to maintain current level of funding for the Puerto Rico Nutrition Assistance Program block grant in FY2020 and FY2021.Revised
28Version 2Thornberry (TX)RepublicanRevised Establishes Cattle and Carcass Grading Correlation and Training Centers to limit subjectivity and increase the accuracy of grading cattle across the country.Made In Order
29Version 2Massie (KY), Perry (PA)RepublicanRevised Gives individual states the freedom to permit the intrastate distribution of custom-slaughtered meat to consumers, restaurants, hotels, and grocery stores.Revised
30Version 2Massie (KY), Rohrabacher (CA), Polis (CO)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits federal interference with the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products between States that allow the distribution of unpasteurized milk or milk products for direct human consumption.Made In Order
31Version 1LaMalfa (CA), Gosar (AZ), Smith, Jason (MO), Pearce (NM)RepublicanStreamlines the Forest Service application process required to construct broadband infrastructure on federal land.Made In Order
32Version 2Foxx (NC), Davis, Danny K. (IL), Shuster (PA), Blumenauer (OR), Chabot (OH), Speier (CA), Barletta (PA), Kind (WI), Perry (PA), Biggs (AZ)Bi-PartisanRevised Modernizes and reforms the sugar program by removing barriers to domestic production and implementing market reforms.Made In Order
33Version 2Norman (SC)RepublicanRevised Reduces crop insurance premium subsidies for insurance policies by 15 percent for producers with an Adjusted Gross Income over $50,000, except for catastrophic level of coverage. Revised
34Version 1Kind (WI), Sensenbrenner (WI)Bi-PartisanAllows for public disclosures of crops insurance premium subsidies. Submitted
35Version 1Kind (WI)DemocratMakes cotton ineligible for the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs under Title 1 and returns cotton to the Stacked Income Protection Program (Stax).Submitted
36Version 1Kind (WI)DemocratReinstates the Conservation Stewardship Program “CSP” into the Farm Bill. Submitted
37Version 1Gibbs (OH)RepublicanWithdrawn Maintains the strong federal standards set in the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) for breeders to follow and ensure animals are bred under humane conditions and states could not conflict with consistent standards for humane domestic canine breeding. Withdrawn
38Version 1Posey (FL), Rooney, Francis (FL)RepublicanProvides that the Secretary may not use the funds, facilities, or authorities of the Commodity Credit Corporation for a renewable energy system that includes a mechanism (i.e., blender pump) for dispensing energy at retail.Submitted
39Version 1Posey (FL)RepublicanStrikes language that allows Qualified Pass Thru Entities (QPTE) to partnerships and joint ventures and strikes language to exclude Marketing Assistance Loan Benefits and QPTE from the Adjusted Gross Income limit. Additionally, it strikes language to allow first cousins, nieces and nephews to receive Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage payments. Submitted
40Version 2Graves, Garret (LA), Banks (IN), Lamborn (CO), Higgins, Clay (LA), Duncan (SC)RepublicanRevised Reduces numbers of individuals seeking state waivers and exemptions from work requirements; provides transition to work for adults with children ages 6-8.Revised
41Version 1Faso (NY), LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanPrevents SNAP benefits from being used to purchase soda. Submitted
42Version 2Faso (NY)RepublicanRevised Expands USDA's ability to assess natural resource concerns through enhanced measurement, evaluation, and reporting on conservation program outcomes.Made In Order
43Version 1Herrera-Beutler (WA), Westerman (AR)RepublicanDirects the payment of a portion of stewardship project revenues to the county in which the stewardship project occurs. Made In Order
44Version 1Duncan (TN), Norman (SC)RepublicanEliminates the Harvest Price Option (HPO) subsidy.Submitted
45Version 1Barr (KY)RepublicanCreates a safe harbor for financial institutions that provide services to hemp legitimate businesses authorized under the pilot program in the 2014 Farm Bill and affiliated third parties.Submitted
46Version 1Estes, Ron (KS)RepublicanWithdrawn Makes the same transparency requirements that apply to the Broadband Loan and Loan Guarantee Program applicable to Telecommunications Infrastructure Program loans as well.Withdrawn
47Version 1Latta (OH), Loebsack (IA)Bi-PartisanRequires the Federal Communications Commission, in consultation with the United States Department of Agriculture, to establish a task force for reviewing the connectivity and technology needs of precision agriculture in the United States. Made In Order
48Version 1Costello (PA), Emmer (MN)RepublicanDirects the Secretary to designate, among existing USDA staff, a Beginning Farmer and Rancher (BFR) Coordinator in each state, without associated cost.Made In Order
49Version 1Bergman (MI)RepublicanDirects GAO to study the agricultural credit needs of farms, ranches, and related agricultural businesses that are owned or operated by Indian tribes on tribal lands or enrolled members of Indian tribes on Indian allotments. If needs are not being met, report shall include legislative and other recommendations that would result in a system under which the needs are met in an equitable and effective manner.Made In Order
50Version 1Russell (OK)RepublicanAmends the Agricultural Risk Protection act of 2000 to prohibit the Department of Agriculture (USDA) from awarding value-added agricultural product market development grants to support the marketing of beer, wine, distilled spirits, hard cider, or other alcohol products. The amendment also rescinds $8 million of the unobligated funds that were previously provided to USDA for grants. Made In Order
51Version 1Rothfus (PA), Kind (WI), Sensenbrenner (WI)Bi-PartisanLimit crop insurance subsidies to only those producers that have an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $500,000 or less. Submitted
52Version 1Rothfus (PA), Kind (WI)Bi-PartisanLimits commodity and conservation assistance to only those producers that have an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $500,000 or less. Submitted
53Version 1Meeks (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Directs the Agriculture Secretary to issue rules allowing SNAP recipients to authorize third party access to their benefits information-in a secure way- for aggregation purposes that could promote financial management and planning. Withdrawn
54Version 1Massie (KY), Polis (CO)Bi-PartisanAmends the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of "marijuana." Submitted
55Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanAllows Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to go into contracts with drainage districts to provide irrigation or water efficiency.Made In Order
56Version 1Gianforte (MT)RepublicanAuthorizes expedited salvage operations for areas burned by wildfire to salvage dead trees and reforest to prevent re-burn, provide for the utilization of burned trees, or to provide a funding source for reforestation. Requires a two month environmental assessment for reforestation activities and at least 75% of the burned area be reforested. Made In Order
57Version 1Russell (OK)RepublicanAmends the federal crop Insurance act to prohibit the Department of Agriculture from subsidizing crop insurance premiums for tobacco. Any saving that occur as a result of this bill must be deposited in the Treasury and used for deficit reduction.Submitted
58Version 2Turner (OH)RepublicanRevised REVISION: Ensures that newly designated 1890 Institution’s base funding is calculated by using the same formula as already established 1890 Institutions.Made In Order
59Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanTo amend Section 6(d) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to increase the work requirement to a minimum of 30 hours per week.Submitted
60Version 2Noem (SD)RepublicanRevised Creates a new initiative to allow the United States Department of Agriculture to match funds invested in educational programs or services for Indians. Made In Order
61Version 2Noem (SD)RepublicanRevised Allows access to report information on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) transactions by individual retail food stores and individual retail food store chains to increase transparency of SNAP.Revised
62Version 1Wenstrup (OH), Loudermilk (GA)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Agriculture to submit a report to Congress on compliance with OMB memorandum M-17-22. Requires that this report is to include recommendations on how Congress may assist the Secretary to increase compliance with the memorandum.Submitted
63Version 1Comer (KY), Blumenauer (OR), Polis (CO), Barr (KY), Taylor (VA), Bonamici (OR)Bi-PartisanRemoves industrial hemp from the definition of marihuana under the Controlled Substances Act and places it under the jurisdiction of the USDA as an agricultural commodity.Submitted
64Version 1Davidson (OH)RepublicanEstablishes a commission which would propose reforms to federal means-tested programs to ensure that these programs increase employment, encourage healthy marriages, and further educational attainment. The commission's proposal would be introduced under expedited procedures.Submitted
65Version 1Davidson (OH)RepublicanRequires USDA to conduct a study on how many people currently on means-tested programs covered in the nutrition title are on another federal or state means-tested program. Submitted
66Version 1Davidson (OH)RepublicanEstablishes a commission which would propose reforms to federal means-tested programs covered under the nutrition title. The proposed reforms would ensure that these programs increase employment, encourage healthy marriages, and further educational attainment. The commission's proposals would be introduced under expedited procedures.Submitted
67Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratStrikes the changes to payment limits in Sections 1603 and 1604, strikes the separate payment limit for peanut subsidies that exists in current law, reduces the Adjusted Gross Income limit for commodity payments to $500,000 a year, and creates a payment limit of $125,000 a year for recipients of crop insurance premium subsidiesSubmitted
68Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratStrengthens payment limits for commodity programs, reforms conservation programs, restores the conservation stewardship program, increases investments in HFFI, increases investments for beginning farmers and ranchers, expands funding for farmers markets, creates a payment limit for crop insurance, and creates a title focused on reducing food waste.Submitted
69Version 2Young, Don (AK)RepublicanRevised Exempts all National Forests in Alaska from the U.S. Forest Service Roadless RuleMade In Order
70Version 2Young, Don (AK)RepublicanRevised Rescinds the Tongass National Forest young growth transition plan.Revised
71Version 1Brat (VA), Blumenauer (OR), Titus (NV)Bi-PartisanEstablishes transparency and accountability requirements for checkoff programs. It requires that a checkoff board or its employees or agents acting in their official capacity may not engage in any act that may involve a conflict of interest, anti-competitive activity, unfair or deceptive act or practice, or act that may be disparaging to, or in any way negatively portray, another agricultural commodity or product.Made In Order
72Version 1Marino (PA), Burgess (TX)RepublicanRequires the Government Accountability Office(GAO) to establish a pilot program in 9 states to determine whether specific items being purchased with supplemental nutrition assistance program(SNAP) benefits can be collected using existing reporting requirements and whether such reporting requirements can be improved.Made In Order
73Version 1Marino (PA), Thompson, Glenn (PA), Tenney (NY), Stefanik (NY), Duffy (WI), Katko (NY)RepublicanAmends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to allow unflavored whole milk to be sold during school lunches.Submitted
74Version 1Holding (NC), Reed (NY)RepublicanEnds eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for convicted violent rapists, pedophiles and murderers after enactment into law.Made In Order
75Version 2Meadows (NC)RepublicanRevised Limits eligibility for federal commodity payments to only actively engaged farmers and one farm manager per farm.Revised
76Version 1Westerman (AR), Bishop, Rob (UT), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRequires the Forest Service to consider long-term health of our nation's forests when developing collaborative management plans, and shields agency decision making from certain injunctions on sustainable forest management. Made In Order
77Version 1Westerman (AR)RepublicanInstructs the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Interior to provide Congress a yearly report tabulating the metrics surrounding wildfire prevention, including the number of acres treated and agency response time. Made In Order
78Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanAdds applicability of Endangered Species Act of 1973 to Aquatic Species Subject to National Aquaculture Development PlanSubmitted
79Version 2Fortenberry (NE)RepublicanRevised Provides sequencing and prioritization for volunteer visits and improves communication and coordination between USDA, USAID and implementing partners. The amendment also establishes a geographically defined crop yield metrics system and an Internet-based resource for data and knowledge sharing among the participants, stakeholders and the public.Made In Order
80Version 1Denham (CA), Bost (IL)RepublicanRequires USDA to provide guidance and resources for individuals interested in using GI benefits for agricultural education programs.Submitted
81Version 2Thompson, Glenn (PA)RepublicanWithdrawn Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to review the regulation on “Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010” and the final regulations on “Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs", while finalizing new regulations, including any requirements for milk. Withdrawn
82Version 1Thompson, Glenn (PA)RepublicanAdds Chronic Wasting Disease to Sec.7208, High-Priority Research and Extension Initiatives. Made In Order
83Version 1Bacon (NE)RepublicanWithdrawn Establishes notice requirements for all Rural Utilities Service (RUS) loan and grant programs and to establish a fully searchable database on the RUS website containing relative information on the application or entity seeking assistance. Withdrawn
84Version 1Newhouse (WA)RepublicanAuthorizes discretionary funding for USDA market development programs to maintain access for U.S. agricultural products and commodities in foreign markets.Submitted
85Version 1Newhouse (WA), McMorris Rodgers (WA), Tipton (CO)RepublicanDelists the gray wolf range-wide.Submitted
86Version 2Blumenauer (OR)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the Healthy Food Financing Initiative and expands the program to include mid-tier value chain coordination and local and regional food supply networks. Revised
87Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratAdds a new title on Food Waste. The Title expresses the sense of Congress that the federal government should work to reduce food waste, establishes an Office of Food Waste at the USDA, creates a Food Loss and Waste Reduction Task Force, and directs USDA to develop methodology for standardizing, aggregating, and publishing food waste data.Submitted
88Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratRestores permanent funding to the Farmers market and Local Food Promotion program and expands it to support region-wide assessment and collaborative planning projectsSubmitted
89Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratIncreases resources for the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program to $50,000,000 and provides baseline fundingSubmitted
90Version 1Marino (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Cohen (TN), Estes, Ron (KS)Bi-PartisanDirects the Secretary of Agriculture to submit for publication the final rule RIN 0579-AE19, Horse Protection; Licensing of Designated Qualified Persons and Other Amendments, and directs the Office of the Federal Register to publish the rule.Submitted
91Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratReforms the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to increase access for farmers, eliminates payments to projects that do not show strong conservation benefits, and reauthorizes the Conservation Stewardship ProgramSubmitted
92Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanLate Expands access to traditional foods for native populations first created in Sec. 4033 of PL 113-79.Made In Order
93Version 1McClintock (CA)RepublicanLate Phases out agricultural subsidies.Made In Order
94Version 1Johnson, Mike (LA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Requires the Secretary to consider the totality of conservation measures already in place, or proposed, to mitigate species or habitat loss when determining whether Federal action is likely to jeopardize either.Made In Order
95Version 1Lance (NJ)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Requires the USDA to consult with the NTIA and FCC before making a broadband loan or grant to ensure an efficient and effective deployment of broadband funds. Withdrawn
96Version 1Davidson (OH)RepublicanLate Instructs USDA to distribute employment and training funds based on actual usage of the program rather than eligibility. Any unused funds would be sent back to the treasury. Made In Order
97Version 2Faso (NY)RepublicanLate Revised Improves cooperation with the Forest Service to intercept tree and wood pests and would require a report on the interception of forest pests. Made In Order
98Version 1McSally (AZ), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Delays the implementation of the EPA’s “ozone rule,” including designations of areas of nonattainment and ensuing plans for nonattainment areas.Submitted
99Version 2Arrington (TX)RepublicanLate Revised Modifies the Community Facilities Direct Loan and Guarantee Loan Program and the Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program to permit rural hospitals to refinance existing debt.Made In Order
100Version 1Rogers (AL)RepublicanLate Amends the Nutrition title to allow SNAP users to purchase a multivitamin with their SNAP benefits. Made In Order
101Version 1Rogers (AL)RepublicanLate Amends the Conservation Title to cap the number of CRP acres at 24 million a year. Made In Order
102Version 2McClintock (CA), Grothman (WI), Gohmert (TX)RepublicanLate Revised Amends SNAP work requirements to repeal geographic area waivers to allow states to exempt only 5% of SNAP recipients, set the same hour per week work requirement for married parents as for single parents, exempt parents of children under 3 instead of children under 6, require participants in training programs to go through E-Verify.Made In Order
103Version 1McClintock (CA)RepublicanLate States that SNAP benefits can only be used to buy the healthy food allowed under the WIC program. Submitted
104Version 1Marshall (KS), Gosar (AZ), Pearce (NM), Estes, Ron (KS), Jenkins (KS), Mullin, Markwayne (OK)RepublicanLate Provides for a delay in consideration of an Endangered Species Act listing of the Lesser Prairie Chicken and to ensure USFWS considers voluntary conservation efforts in future listing decisions. Submitted
105Version 1DesJarlais (TN)RepublicanLate Amends the Horse Protection Act to replace the Designated Qualified Persons program responsible for inspecting horses for soring with a new inspection systemSubmitted
106Version 1Cheney (WY), Newhouse (WA)RepublicanLate Directs the USFS and DOI to make vacant allotments available to grazing permit or lease holders in the even of a natural disaster, conflict with wildlife, or court-issued injunction. To prevent a court injunction in the event that the federal agency is unable to make a vacant allotment available. Made In Order
107Version 1MacArthur (NJ)RepublicanLate Ensures that if an individual becomes ineligible to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program as a household member due to failure to meet the requirements under subparagraph (B), the remaining household members (including children), shall not become ineligible to apply to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program due to such individual’s ineligibility.Made In Order
108Version 1Faso (NY), Hartzler (MO), Poliquin (ME), Marshall (KS)RepublicanLate Provides states the flexibility to contract out administrative functions of SNAPMade In Order
109Version 1Babin (TX), Gohmert (TX), Crawford (AR), Gosar (AZ), King, Steve (IA), Higgins, Clay (LA), Marshall (KS), Biggs (AZ), Olson (TX)RepublicanLate Limits scope of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to only native species.Submitted
110Version 2Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Revised Changes the definition of 'fruits' and 'vegetables' in "Sec. 31. Retailer-Funded Incentives Pilot" to ‘canned, dried, frozen, pureed or fresh'.Revised
111Version 1Hollingsworth (IN), Goodlatte (VA), Womack (AR), Palazzo (MS), Comer (KY), DesJarlais (TN), Luetkemeyer (MO), Stivers (OH), Crawford (AR), Rokita (IN)RepublicanLate Allows the Secretary of the Interior, in conjunction with the Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, to issue depredation permits to livestock farmers authorizing the taking of black vultures otherwise prohibited by law to prevent damage to livestock during calving season.Made In Order
112Version 1Conaway (TX)RepublicanMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Late Makes technical and conforming changes, in addition to making amendments to titles IV, VI and XI of H.R. 2. These amendments consist of changes to nutrition programs, requiring consultation between USDA and NTIA on broadband loan and grant programs and establishing a food access liaison at USDA.Made In Order