Senate Democrats

Senate requests conference on FARM Act; appoints conferees

The Senate disagreed in the House amendment to H.R.2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; insisted on its amendment; requested a conference with the House on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses; and authorized the Chair to appoint conferees with a ratio of 7:5 on the part of the Senate.

The following senators were appointed as conferees on the FARM Act:

–          Stabenow;

–          Leahy;

–          Harkin;

–          Baucus;

–          Brown;

–          Klobuchar;

–          Bennet;

–          Cochran;

–          Chambliss;

–          Roberts;

–          Boozman; and

–          Hoeven.