H.R. 2642 (113th): Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013


Jul 10, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 7, 2014

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 7, 2014.


Pub.L. 113-79


Frank Lucas

Representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2014
Length: 357 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/7/2014--Public Law.Agricultural Act of 2014 - TitleI - CommoditiesSubtitleA - Repeals and ReformsPartI - RepealsSection1101 - Repeals: (1) direct payments under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008; and ... Read more >


Jul 10, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 11, 2013
Passed House

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

Jul 18, 2013
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 2013
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Jan 29, 2014
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The House approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Feb 4, 2014
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 7, 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2642”). 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.

Jul 11, 2013 3:39 p.m.
Passed 216/208
On the Conference Report
Jan 29, 2014 10:59 a.m.
Passed 251/166
Feb 3, 2014 5:31 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 72/22
On the Conference Report
Feb 4, 2014 2:35 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 68/32

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2498 (Related)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2013

S. 954 (Included-In)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jun 10, 2013

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