At 6:03 p.m. Eastern June 10, 2013, the U.S. Senate voted 66 to 27 (with 7 not voting) to pass S.954 ( http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:SN954:), the Agriculture Reform, Food, an Jobs Act of 2013 (the Farm Bill), thereby reauthorizing agricultural programs thorugh 2018.
You will find the final Senate vote roll call here: https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cf....
On May 15, 2013, the U.S. House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013, by a bipartisan vote of 36-10. However, the House has not yet taken any floor action on the bill.
We encourage members to watch the progress of, and content in, the 2013 Farm Bill. Use the resoureces provided in the recent posting by Valerie Kelly to guide you through the overwhelming amount of information available.
Jessica K. Trites Rolle
LWV Plymouth, Wayzata (MN) and LWV Kansas (Kansas resident)