S. 3240 (112th): Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012


May 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 21, 2012 but was never passed by the House.


Debbie Stabenow

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2012
Length: 1092 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2017, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/21/2012--Passed Senate amended.Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 - TitleI - Commodity ProgramsSubtitleA - Repeals and ReformsSection1101 - Amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 24, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 24, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Jun 21, 2012
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jul 10, 2012
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3240”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jun 7, 2012 10:31 a.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to 90/8
Jun 13, 2012 12:02 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 50/46
Jun 20, 2012 4:28 p.m.
Motion to Recommit Rejected 29/70
Jun 20, 2012 4:52 p.m.
Motion Rejected 40/59
Jun 21, 2012 1:50 p.m.
Bill Passed 64/35

Subject Areas
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S. 954 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Jun 10, 2013

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Last Action: Dec 4, 2012

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