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S. 954 (113th): Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013

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An original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2018.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Debbie Stabenow

Sponsor. Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2013
Length: 1163 pages
May 14, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 10, 2013 but was never passed by the House.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

See Instead

H.R. 2642 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Feb 7, 2014


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 (May 20, 2013)

What legislators are saying

Repealing Obama's Ethanol Mandate
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] on Aug 20, 2013

Barrasso, Pryor, Toomey Bipartisan Bill Repeals Renewable Fuel Standard
    — Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY] on Jun 20, 2013

Coats, Donnelly, Rokita, Young are 'Friends of Indiana's Electric Cooperatives'
    — Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4, 2011-2018] on Dec 21, 2013

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May 14, 2013

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May 14, 2013
Ordered Reported

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Jun 10, 2013
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Jun 12, 2013
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

S. 954 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 954. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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