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

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2 amends and extends major programs for income support, food and nutrition, land conservation, trade promotion, rural development, research, forestry, horticulture, and other miscellaneous programs administered by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for five years through 2023. The bill is budget neutral and $112 billion below baseline funding. A summary provided by the Committee on Agriculture can be found here. Specifically, the legislation:

Title I: Commodities

  • Continues the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) programs with modifications, and discontinues the Agricultural Risk Coverage-Individual Coverage option ...

Sponsor and status

Michael Conaway

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 3, 2018
Length: 644 pages
Introduced:

Apr 12, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Failed House on May 18, 2018

This bill failed in the House on May 18, 2018.

History

Apr 4, 2017
 
Considered by Water, Power and Oceans

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 11, 2018
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 12, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 18, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 3, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Agriculture

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 18, 2018
 
Failed House

A vote on the bill failed in the House. The bill is now dead.

H.R. 2 is 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.

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