House Agriculture Appropriations Update

The full House Appropriations Committee approved and reported the FY 2013 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (the Bill) on June 19, 2012, by a voice vote.  The Bill has not yet been scheduled for House action, but may be considered as early as next week. The bill can be found at http://appropriations.house.gov/uploadedfiles/bills-112hr-fc-ap-fy13-agriculture.pdf. The report can be found at: http://appropriations.house.gov/uploadedfiles/hrpt-112-ap-fy13-agriculture.pdf.

The White House issued a Statement of Administration Policy opposing passage because of the deep levels of cuts to discretionary funding and threatening a veto.

Link to OFW Memo.
Link to Opening Remarks.

 

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