S. 923 (113th): Balancing Food, Farm, and the Environment Act of 2013


May 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tom Udall

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: May 9, 2013
Length: 153 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to modernize the conservation title of the Food Security Act of 1985, protect long-term taxpayer investment, increase small and midsize farmer's access to programs, and prioritize modern-day conservation needs through management practices, local engagement, and stewardship.

Summary (CRS)

5/9/2013--Introduced.Balancing Food, Farm, and the Environment Act of 2013 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to make a producer violating certain conservation requirements under the highly erodible land ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 9, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 923”). 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

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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