Committee Meeting — Feb 11, 2016 2 p.m.
Foot and Mouth Disease: Are We Prepared? (Location: LHOB 1300)
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GovTrack Insider, our Kickstarter-backed work to summarize bills in Congress, has resumed. Here’s what we’ve been up to:
The House Committee on Agriculture has jurisdiction over federal agriculture policy and oversight of some federal agencies, and it can recommend funding appropriations for various governmental agencies, programs, and activities, as defined by House rules. (source)
The chairman is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.
There are 160 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100: