Senate Democrats

Senate Roll Call Vote #00537

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3021: Motion to Table Wellstone S.Amdt.3021; To target commodity-program benefits to small and moderate-sized farm operations, and to ensure that large farm operations contribute to deficit reduction, by requiring that agricultural payment limitations be directly attributed to individuals and set at a maximum of $40,000 per person for payments, with resulting savings applied to the purpose of reducing the number of unpaid flex acres for farm-program participants within the payment limitations, and for reducing the size of the budget reduction in the Conservation Reserve Program.
Result: Agreed to (64-35, 1/2 threshold)
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