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Amendments - H.R. 2112 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012

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Washington, June 16, 2011 | comments
DeLauro (D-CT) Reduces and adds $136 million at the same point in the bill, Agriculture Programs, Office of the Secretary.  The intent of the amendment is to restore full funding for the Commodities Futures Trading Commission.
Adopted Voice Y N
DeLauro (D-CT) Increases funding for the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition by $1 million.  Offsets from various accounts.

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Jackson Lee (D-TX) Transfers $25 million from Agriculture Buildings and Facilities to the Office of the Secretary for the Healthy Food Financing Initiative.
 Point of Order
Y N
Fortenberry (R-NE) Transfers $1 million from the Office of  the Chief Information Officer to the Rural energy for America Program.
Adopted Voice Y N
Sessions (R-TX) Strikes the proviso in the bill which prohibits private competition on commercial activities within the AG department until a report is made to Congress on government contracting.

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Farr (D-CA)  Transfers $300,000 from Agriculture Buildings and Facilities to Agriculture Marketing Services.

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Broun (R-GA) Provides a 10% reduction ($21 million) in Building and Rental Payment Accounts.  Places funds in the Spending Reduction Account.

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Clarke (D-MI) Adds $5 million for child nutrition, decreases Departmental Administration by the same amount.
Adopted Voice Y N
Young (R-IN) Provides a 10% reduction ($2.4 million) in USDA general administration.
Adopted Voice Y N
Chaffetz (R-UT)  Transfers $1.8 billion to the Spending Reduction Account from the Economic Research Service ($43 million), Agricultural Statistics Service ($85 million), Agricultural Research Service ($650 million), and Food for Peace Grants ($1.04 billion).

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Broun (R-GA)  Transfers $7 million from USDA Economic Research Service to the Spending Reduction Account.

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Nugent (R-FL)  Adds $2 million to Agriculture Research Service and reduces Foreign Agriculture Service by $2.5 million.
Adopted Voice Y N
Jackson Lee (D-TX)  Transfers $681.7 million from Agricultural Research Service to the Women, Infants and Children program.
 Point of Order
N
Clarke (D-MI)  Transfers $1 million from Building and Facilities to Agriculture Marketing Services.

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Broun (R-GA) Provides a 10% reduction ($7.7 million) in Agriculture Marketing Service.  Places funds in the Spending Reduction Account.

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Richardson (D-CA) Transfers $10 million from Farm Service Agency, Salaries and Expenses to the Commodity Assistance Program.

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Broun (R-GA) Transfers $15 million from the Watershed Rehabilitation Program to the Spending Reduction Account. (Zeroes out the account)
Rejected Voice Y N
Gosar (R-AZ)  Reduces Food for Peace by $200 million.  Increases the Spending Reduction Account and Rural Development Loan Program by $100 million each.

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Broun (R-GA)  Transfers $20 million from Rural Housing Assistance to the Spending Reduction Account.
Rejected Voice Y N
Broun (R-GA) Provides a 10% ($604 million) reduction in Women, Infants & Children.  Places funds in the Spending Reduction Account.

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Foxx (R-NC)  Transfers $82.5 million from Women, Infants and Children to the Spending Reduction Account.

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Broun (R-GA)  Transfers $175 million from the Foreign Agricultural Service to the Spending Reduction Account. (Zeroes out the Foreign Agricultural Service account)

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Gosar (R-AZ)  Transfers $100 million from Food For Peace to the Spending Reduction Account.

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Broun (R-GA)  Transfers $940 million from Food For Peace to the Spending Reduction Account.

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Broun (R-GA)  Transfers $180 million from the McGovern-Dole International Food For Education and Child Nutrition Program Grants to the Spending Reduction Account.

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Stearns (R-FL)  Transfers $392 million from FDA Center for Tobacco Products to the Spending Reduction Account.

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Broun (R-GA) To reduce the number of number of passenger motor vehicles that can be purchased from 461 to 231.
Rejected Voice Y N
Lummis (R-WY)  Removes restrictions on fee for services program to inspect horses for slaughter.
Withdrawn
Y N
Kingston (R-GA) Reduces discretionary funding in the bill by .78 percent ($147 million)
Adopted Voice Y N
Young (R-AK)  Prohibits funds in the bill from being used by the FDA to approve genetically engineered salmon.
Adopted Voice Y N
Pingree (D-ME)  Prohibits funds in the bill from being used to provide notification to the Agriculture Committee on travel relating to any "know your farmer, know your food."

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Foxx (R-NC) Amendment #1  Prohibits funds in the bill from being used for the "know your farmer, know your food" imitative.

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Woolsley (D-CA) Amendment #20 Prohibits the use of funds to carry out the directive in the committee report instructing the Food and Nutrition Service to issue a new proposed rule on implementing new national nutrition standards for the school breakfast and school lunch program.
Withdrawn
Y N
Royce (R-CA) Amendment # 24 Prohibits funds from being used for Food for Peace assistance to North Korea.
Adopted Voice Y N
Kind (D-WI) Amendment #25  Prohibits the use of funds to provide payments to the Brazil Cotton Institute ($147 million).

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Dingell (D-MI) Increases FDA salaries and expenses by $49 million, offsets by decreases in various accounts.

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Chaffetz (R-UT)  Amendment # 13  Prohibits funds from being used for salaries and expenses of personnel who provide nonrecourse marketing assistance loans for mohair.
Adopted Voice Y N
Chaffetz (R-UT)  Amendment #14  Prohibits funds from being used to make payments for the storage of cotton or for the storage of peanuts.
Rejected Voice Y N
Jackson Lee (D-TX)  Reduces Agriculture Buildings and Facilities by $13 million and increases the Office of the Secretary by $5 million for the Healthy Food Financing Initiative.

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Gibson (R-NY) Amendment #23 To transfer $6 million from Agriculture Buildings and Facilities and Rental Payments to Rural Broadband Loans.

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Blumenauer (D-OR)  Amendment #3 Prohibits funds from being used to provide benefits to farmers in excess of $125,000 per crop year.

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King (R-IA)  Prohibits the use of funds to make payments relating to the final settlement of claims from in Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation.

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Engel (D-NY)  Prohibits the use of funds to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles, for any executive fleet, or for an agency's fleet inventory, except in accordance with Presidential Memorandum-Federal Fleet Performance, dated May 24, 2011
Adopted Voice Y N
King (R-IA)  Prohibits the use of funds may be used for mifepristone, commonly known as RU-486, for any purpose.

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Clarke (D-MI) To transfer $7.7 million  from "Economic Support Fund" for assistance for Afghanistan to Agriculture Marketing Services.
Withdrawn
Y N
Garrett (R-NJ) Amendment #22  Required swap data reporting rules to be finalized and in effect for 12 months before the CFTC can promulgate final block trade or real-time reporting rules.

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Jackson Lee (D-TX) Amendment #29 Assures funding for Urban Gardening Program.

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Scalise (R-LA)  Prohibits funds from being used to implement the Departmental Regulations of the Department of Agriculture entitled "Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaption"

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Jackson Lee (D-TX)  Amendment # 28 Insures that money will be set aside for minority producers in a rural development program.

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Hirono (D-HI) Transfers $3 million from Agriculture Buildings and Facilities and Rental Payments to Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program.

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Holden (D-PA)  Amendment # 38 Reduces discretionary spending by 5.88 percent  and prohibits funds in the bill to carry out Farm Bill program limitations.

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Campbell (R-CA)  Reduces funding for Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service by $11 million.  The intent of the amendment is to prohibit funds from being used to destroy wild animals for the purpose of protecting livestock

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Flake (R-AZ)  Prohibits funds from being used to provide counter-cyclical payments to upland cotton producers.
Rejected Voice Y N
Lujan (D-NM)  Prohibits the use of funds to provide any marketing funds for sale of chile peppers as New Mexico chili unless such chile peppers were grown in New Mexico.
Point of Order Y N
Blackburn (R-TN) Reduces discretionary spending by 5 percent across the board ($675 million).

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Flake (R-AZ)  Prohibits funds from being used for the construction of an ethanol blender pump or an ethanol storage facility.

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Gardner (R-CO) Transfers $4.4 million from National Institute of Food and Agriculture-research and education activities to Integrated Activities.
Adopted Voice Y N
Flores (R-TX) Prohibits funds from being used to enforce the section of the Energy Independence and Security Act which deals with the acquisition of alternative fuels.
Adopted Voice Y N
Flake (R-AZ) Prohibits the payment of farm subsidies to a person or entity if their average adjusted gross income exceeds $250,000.

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Lipinski (D-IL) Prohibits funds from being used to alter the contract with respect to the location of data storage.

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Flake (R-AZ)  Prohibits funds from being used to carry out the Market Access Program.

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