Legislative Activity

Farm Bill Timeline

The Senate will resume consideration of the Farm Bill (S. 954) today, Monday, June 3. Two roll call votes are scheduled at 5:30 pm: S.A. 987 (alfalfa crop insurance program) and S.A. 1079 (food aid). Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Thad Cochran (R-MS) are expected to unveil an amendment package today or tomorrow, Tuesday, June 4. A final vote on the Farm Bill could likely take place later in the week.

The House is expected to consider the Farm Bill on the floor the week of June 17.