Votes on Policy Area agriculture and food by Representative gabbard

YearNumQuestion/Description gabbard Date
2018 434 On Agreeing to the Conference Report Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 12-Dec-2018
2018 336 On Motion to Instruct Conferees Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 18-Jul-2018
2018 284 On Passage Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 21-Jun-2018
2018 205 On Passage Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 18-May-2018
2018 204 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 18-May-2018
2018 203 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 633 Banks of Indiana Amendment No. 31 ; An amendment numbered 31 printed in House Report 115-679 to repeal the final rule issued by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Secretary of the Army entitled "Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of the United States" (80 Fed. Reg. 37053 (June 29, 2015)). ; At the end of subtitle F of title XI, add the following: SEC. 11613. WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES RULE. The final rule issued by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Secretary of the Army entitled "Clean Water Rule: Definition of 'Waters of the United States'", published on June 29, 2015 (80 Fed. Reg. 37054), is repealed, and any regulation or policy revised under, or otherwise affected as a result of, that rule shall be applied as if that rule had not been issued. 18-May-2018
2018 202 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 630 Roskam of Illinois Amendment No. 28 ; An amendment numbered 28 printed in House Report 115-679 to strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting by ensuring the law applies to all US territories. ; Amendment strengthens prohibitions against animal fighting by ensuring the law applies to all US territories. 18-May-2018
2018 201 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 627 Massie of Kentucky Amendment No. 25 ; An amendment numbered 25 printed in House Report 115-679 to prohibit federal interference with the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products between States that allow the distribution of unpasteurized milk or milk products for direct human consumption. ; Amendment sought to prohibit federal interference with the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products between States that allow the distribution of unpasteurized milk or milk products for direct human consumption. 18-May-2018
2018 200 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 620 Russell of Oklahoma Amendment No. 17 ; An amendment numbered 17 printed in House Report 115-679 to amend the Agricultural Risk Protection act of 2000 to prohibit the Depa rtment of Agriculture (USDA) from awarding value-added agricultural product market development grants to support the marketing of beer, wine, distilled spirits, hard cider, or other alcohol products. The amendment also rescinds $8 million of the unobligated funds that were previously provided to USDA for grants. ; Amendment sought to amend the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 to prohibit USDA from awarding value-added agricultural product market development grants to support the marketing of beer, wine, distilled spirits, hard cider, or other alcohol products. Also, the amendment sought to rescind $8 million of the unobligated funds that were previously provided to USDA for grants. 18-May-2018
2018 199 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 598 Young of Alaska Part C Amendment No. 14 ; An amendment numbered 14 printed in Part C of House Report 115-677 to exempt all National Forests in Alaska from the U.S. Forest Service Roadless Rule. ; Amendment exempts all National Forests in Alaska from the U.S. Forest Service Roadless Rule. 17-May-2018
2018 198 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 597 Westerman of Arkansas Part C Amendment No. 13 ; An amendment numbered 13 printed in Part C of House Report 115-677 to require the Forest Service to consider long-term health of our nation's forests when developing collaborative management plans, and shields agency decision making from certain injunctions on sustainable forest management. ; Amendment requires the Forest Service to consider the long-term health of the nation's forests when developing collaborative management plans. Also, shields agency decision-making from certain injunctions on sustainable forest management. 17-May-2018
2018 197 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 619 Biggs of Arizona Amendment No. 16 ; An amendment numbered 16 printed in House Report 115-679 to repeal the bioenergy subsidy programs established in title IX of the 2002 farm bill. ; Amendment sought to repeal the bioenergy subsidy programs established in Title IX of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. 17-May-2018
2018 196 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 616 Faso of New York Amendment No. 13 ; An amendment numbered 13 printed in House Report 115-679 to provide states the flexibility to contract out administrative functions of SNAP. ; Amendment provides States the flexibility to contract out administrative functions of SNAP. 17-May-2018
2018 195 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 611 McClintock of California Amendment No. 8 ; An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 115-679 to amend SNAP work requirements to repeal geographic area waivers to allow states to exempt only 5% of SNAP recipients, set the same hour per week work requirement for married parents as for single parents, exempt parents of children under 3 instead of children under 6, require participants in training programs to go through E Verify. ; Amendment sought to amend SNAP work requirements to repeal geographic area waivers to allow States to exempt only 5% of SNAP recipients, set the same hour per week work requirement for married parents as for single parents, exempt parents of children under 3 instead of children under 6, require participants in training programs to go through E Verify. 17-May-2018
2018 194 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 607 McClintock of California Amendment No. 3 ; An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 115-679 to phase out agricultural subsidies. ; Amendment sought to phase out agricultural subsidies. 17-May-2018
2018 193 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 605 Foxx of North Carolina Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-679 to modernize and reform the sugar program by removing barriers to domestic production and implementing market reforms. ; Amendment sought to modernize and reform the sugar program by removing barriers to domestic production and implementing market reforms. 17-May-2018
2017 591 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass South Carolina Peanut Parity Act of 2017 31-Oct-2017
2016 466 On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to the House Amendment An Act to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes 14-Jul-2016
2016 153 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Jeannette Rankin--Women and Minorities in STEM Fields Program, 100 Years of Women in Congress Act 18-Apr-2016
2015 463 On agreeing to the Polis of Colorado Amendment to the title HAMDT 682 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 ; Amendment sought to change the title of the bill. 23-Jul-2015
2015 462 On Passage Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 23-Jul-2015
2015 461 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 680 DeLauro of Connecticut Part B Amendment No. 3 ; ; Amendment sought to prohibit the use of the term "natural" on food when a food consists of a genetically engineered plant. 23-Jul-2015
2015 460 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 679 Huffman of California Part B Amendment No. 2 ; ; Amendment sought to ensure tribal sovereignty with respect to prohibiting or restricting the cultivation of genetically engineered plants on tribal lands. 23-Jul-2015
2015 459 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 678 DeFazio of Oregon Part B Amendment No. 1 ; ; Amendment sought to require that if a U.S. company or its subsidiary labels its product as containing GMOs in any foreign country, that company must also label the equivalent product the same way in the U.S. 23-Jul-2015
2015 333 On Passage Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015 10-Jun-2015
2014 31 On Agreeing to the Conference Report 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 29-Jan-2014
2013 546 On Motion to Instruct Conferees Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act 12-Oct-2013
2013 524 On Passage Making continuing appropriations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes 4-Oct-2013
2013 523 Table Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair Making continuing appropriations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes 4-Oct-2013
2013 476 On Passage Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act 19-Sep-2013
2013 475 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act 19-Sep-2013
2013 353 On Passage Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act 11-Jul-2013
2013 352 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act 11-Jul-2013
2013 351 Table Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act 11-Jul-2013
2013 350 Table Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act 11-Jul-2013
2013 286 On Passage Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act 20-Jun-2013
2013 285 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act 20-Jun-2013
2013 284 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 231 Southerland of Florida Part B Amendment No. 102 ; An amendment numbered 102 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to apply federal welfare work requirements to the food stamp program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, at state option. ; Amendment applies federal welfare work requirements to the food stamp program (SNAP) at state option. 20-Jun-2013
2013 283 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 230 Huelskamp of Kansas Part B Amendment No. 101 ; An amendment numbered 101 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to create additional work requirements for SNAP recipients and raises the total reduction in spending to $31 billion. ; Amendment sought to create additional work requirements for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients and raise the total reduction in spending to $31 billion. 20-Jun-2013
2013 282 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 229 Fortenberry of Nebraska Part B Amendment No. 100 ; An amendment numbered 100 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to reduce farm program payment limits, capping commodity payments at $250,000 per year for any one farm. The legislation also closes loopholes in current law to ensure payments reach working farmers, their intended recipients. ; Amendment reduces farm program payment limits, capping commodity payments at $250,000 per year for any one farm. Amendment also closes loopholes in current law to ensure that payments reach working farmers, their intended recipients. 20-Jun-2013
2013 281 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 227 Pitts of Pennsylvania Part B Amendment No. 98 ; An amendment numbered 98 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to reform the Federal sugar program. ; Amendment sought to reform the Federal sugar program. 20-Jun-2013
2013 280 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 219 Walberg of Michigan Part B Amendment No. 50 ; An amendment No. 50 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike the addition of "natural stone" to the list of commodity products that can petition the USDA for the issuance of a promotion and research center. ; Amendment strikes the addition of "natural stone" to the list of commodity products that can petition the USDA for the issuance of a promotion and research order. 20-Jun-2013
2013 279 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 218 Radel of Florida Part B Amendment No. 49 ; An amendment No. 49 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to repeal the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center. ; Amendment repeals the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center. 20-Jun-2013
2013 278 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 228 Goodlatte of Virginia Part B Amendment No. 99 ; An amendment numbered 99 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to remove Subtitle D PART I--`DAIRY PRODUCER MA RGIN PROTECTION AND DAIRY MARKET STABILIZATION PROGRAMS' and replaces it with a new `Dairy Producer Margin Insurance Program'. The amendment provides dairy producers with the option to annually enroll in a new margin insurance program at levels of $4.00 and up to $8.00 in increments of fifty cents. Based on the highest annual of three previous calendar years of their milk marketings, dairy producers are allowed to elect their coverage level and the percentage of coverage up to 80% at the start of the program and annually thereafter. Dairy producers are also allowed to update their production history annually. The Secretary is required to make payments to dairy producers enrolled in the program whenever the actual dairy producer margin drops below $4.00 (or below a higher level of coverage up to $8.00). The amendment leaves the rest of the underlying dairy title intact, including the removal of the Dairy Product Price Support Program, the MILC Program, and the Dairy Export Assistance Program and the reauthorization of the 1996 FMMO additional order provision. ; Amendment provides dairy producers with the option to annually enroll in a new margin insurance program at levels of $4.00 and up to $8.00 in increments of fifty cents. Based on the highest annual of three previous calendar years of their milk marketings, dairy producers are allowed to elect their coverage level and the percentage of coverage up to 80% at the start of the program and annually thereafter. Amendment requires the Secretary to make payments to dairy producers enrolled in the program whenever the actual dairy producer margin drops below $4.00 (or below a higher level of coverage up to $8.00). 20-Jun-2013
2013 277 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 217 Carney of Delaware Part B Amendment No. 48 ; An amendment No. 48 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike section 11012 of the Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act. ; Amendment sought to strike section 11012 which requires that any savings from future Standard Reinsurance Agreements be put back into the Federal crop insurance program. 20-Jun-2013
2013 276 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 216 Kind of Wisconsin Part B Amendment No. 47 ; An amendment No. 47 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to limit premium subsidies to those producers wth an AGI under $250,000 and limits per person premium subsidies to $50,000 and caps crop insurance providers' reimbursement of administrative and operating at $900 million and reduces their rate of return to 12%. ; Amendment sought to limit premium subsidies to those producers wth an AGI under $250,000, limit per person premium subsidies to $50,000 and cap crop insurance providers' reimbursement of administrative and operating at $900 million and reduce their rate of return to 12%. 20-Jun-2013
2013 275 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 215 Courtney of Connecticut Part B Amendment No. 46 ; An amendment No. 46 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to add farmed shellfish to the list of specialty crops listed in Section 3 of the Specialty Crops Competitiveness Act of 2004 which would allow these products to be eligible for USDA marketing and research assistance. ; Amendment sought to add farmed shellfish to the list of specialty crops listed in Section 3 of the Specialty Crops Competitiveness Act of 2004 which would have allowed these products to be eligible for USDA marketing and research assistance. 20-Jun-2013
2013 274 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 214 Walorski of Indiana Part B Amendment No. 45 ; An amendment No. 45 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to continue the prohibition on the Christmas tree tax by striking the section of the bill that lifts the stay on the tax. ; Amendment sought to continue the prohibition on the Christmas tree tax by striking the section of the bill that lifts the stay on the tax. 20-Jun-2013
2013 273 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 213 Gibson of New York Part B Amendment No. 44 ; An amendment No. 44 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike the olive oil import restriction contained in Section 10010 of the bill. ; Amendment strikes the olive oil import restriction contained in Section 10010 of the bill. 20-Jun-2013
2013 272 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 212 McClintock of California Part B Amendment No. 43 ; An amendment No. 43 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike Section 10003 which is the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program. ; Amendment sought to strike Section 10003, the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program. 20-Jun-2013
2013 271 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 211 Marino of Pennsylvania Part B Amendment No. 41 ; An amendment No. 41 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to repeal the Biodiesel Fuel Education Program which awards federal grants to educate fleet operators and the public on the benefits of using biodiesel fuels, instead of fossil fuels. ; Amendment sought to repeal the Biodiesel Fuel Education Program which awards federal grants to educate fleet operators and the public on the benefits of using biodiesel fuels, instead of fossil fuels. 20-Jun-2013
2013 270 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 209 Garamendi of California Part B Amendment No. 38 ; An amendment No. 38 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to modify the Forest Legacy program to allow qualified third party, non-governmental entities to hold the conservation easements financed with Forest Legacy revenue. ; Amendment sought to modify the Forest Legacy program to allow qualified third party, non-governmental entities to hold the conservation easements financed with Forest Legacy revenue. 20-Jun-2013
2013 269 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 208 Polis of Colorado Part B Amendment No. 37 ; An amendment No. 37 printed in part B of House Report 113-117 to allow institutions of higher education to grow or cultivate industrial hemp for the purpose of agricultural or academic research. The amendment would only apply to states that already permit industrial hemp growth and cultivation under state law. ; Amendment allows institutions of higher education to grow or cultivate industrial hemp for the purpose of agricultural or academic research. Amendment applies only to states that already permit industrial hemp growth and cultivation under state law. 20-Jun-2013
2013 268 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 204 Tierney of Massachusetts Part B Amendment No. 32 ; An amendment numbered 32 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to allow commercial fishermen to be eligible recipients of the Emergency Disaster Loan program. ; Amendment sought to allow commercial fishermen to be eligible recipients of the Emergency Disaster Loan program. 20-Jun-2013
2013 267 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 203 Schweikert of Arizona Part B Amendment No. 30 ; An amendment numbered 30 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to strike the Health Food Financing Initiative. ; Amendment sought to strike the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) from the bill. 20-Jun-2013
2013 266 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 199 Marino of Pennsylvania Part B Amendment No. 26 ; An amendment numbered 26 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to direct the Comptroller General to establish a pilot program within nine states using the data required to be reported for SNAP under the Food and Nutrition Act. After the pilot program ends, the Comptroller General shall determine whether item specific data purchased with SNAP benefits can be collected using existing reporting requirements, and how to improve current SNAP reporting. ; Amendment sought to direct the Comptroller General to establish a pilot program within nine states that would collect the data that is currently required to be reported under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 and under the benefit redemption requirements applicable to households under the Act. Amendment also sought to require the Comptroller General, at the end of the pilot program, to determine whether item specific data purchased with SNAP benefits can be collected using existing reporting requirements and how to improve current SNAP reporting. 20-Jun-2013
2013 265 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 198 Butterfield of North Carolina Part B Amendment No. 25 ; An amendment numbered 25 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to add a section at the end of subtitle A of title IV to include items for personal hygiene for household use in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. ; Amendment sought to add language providing for inclusion of items for personal hygiene for household use in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. 20-Jun-2013
2013 264 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 193 Brooks of Alabama Part B Amendment No. 18 ; An amendment numbered 18 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to terminate funding for the Emerging Markets Program (EMP) after September 30, 2013. ; Amendment sought to terminate funding for the Emerging Markets Program (EMP) after September 30, 2013. 20-Jun-2013
2013 263 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 191 Chabot of Ohio Part B Amendment No. 16 ; An amendment numbered 16 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to repeal Section 3102, which reauthorizes the Market Access Program (MAP) until 2018. ; Amendment sought to repeal Section 3102, which reauthorizes the Market Access Program (MAP) until 2018. 19-Jun-2013
2013 262 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 190 Royce of California Part B Amendment No. 15 ; An amendment numbered 15 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to reform U.S. international food aid to allow for not more than 45 percent of authorized funds to be used for assistance other than U.S. agricultural commodities, yielding $215 million in annual efficiency savings, enabling the U.S. to reach an additional 4 million disaster victims. Curtails practice of `monetization' which, according to the GAO, is inefficient and led to a loss of $219 million over three years. Reductions in mandatory spending result in $150 million in deficit reduction over the life of the bill. ; Amendment sought to reform U.S. international food aid to allow for not more than 45 percent of authorized funds to be used for assistance other than U.S. agricultural commodities. 19-Jun-2013
2013 261 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 189 Kaptur of Ohio Part B Amendment No. 14 ; An amendment numbered 14 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to improve federal coordination in addressing the documented decline of managed and native pollinators and promotes the long-term viability of honey bee, wild bees, and other beneficial insects in agriculture. ; Amendment improves federal coordination in addressing the documented decline of managed and native pollinators and promotes the long-term viability of honey bee, wild bees, and other beneficial insects in agriculture. 19-Jun-2013
2013 260 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 185 Blumenauer of Oregon Part B Amendment No. 9 ; An amendment numbered 9 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to reform the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to increase access for farmers, and eliminate payments to projects that do not show strong conservation benefits. ; Amendment sought to reform the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to increase access for farmers, and eliminate payments to projects that do not show strong conservation benefits. 19-Jun-2013
2013 259 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 184 Blumenauer of Oregon Part B Amendment No. 8 ; An amendment numbered 8 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to require that twenty percent of the acreage enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program be set aside for the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program and the Continuous Conservation Reserve Program, which allows states to target high priority and environmentally sensitive land, and to continuously re-enroll that land in CRP. ; Amendment sought to require that twenty percent of the acreage enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program be set aside for the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program and the Continuous Conservation Reserve Program, which allows states to target high priority and environmentally sensitive land, and to continuously re-enroll that land in CRP. 19-Jun-2013
2013 258 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 181 Broun of Georgia Part B Amendment No. 5 ; An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to repeal permanent law from the Agriculture Act of 1949 that pertains to dairy support. Prevents the currently suspended law from becoming reactivated should Congress not reauthorize programs under the Department of Agriculture. ; Amendment sought to repeal the dairy price support law enacted as part of the Agriculture Act of 1949. 19-Jun-2013
2013 257 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 179 Foxx of North Carolina Part B Amendment No. 3 ; An amendment numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to cap spending on the Farm Risk Management Election program at 110% of CBO-predicted levels for the first five (5) years in which payments are disbursed (FY 2016-2020). ; Amendment caps spending on the Farm Risk Management Election program at 110% of CBO-predicted levels for the first five (5) years in which payments are disbursed (FY 2016-2020). 19-Jun-2013
2013 256 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 176 McGovern of Massachusetts Part B Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to restore the $20.5 billion cuts in SNAP by offsetting the Farm Risk Management Election Program and the Supplemental Coverage Option. ; Amendment sought to restore the $20.5 billion cuts in SNAP by offsetting the Farm Risk Management Election Program and the Supplemental Coverage Option. 19-Jun-2013