“SNAP is essential in protecting the most vulnerable citizens during tough times, but we need to have a complete understanding of its mission and purpose.” That was the message from House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway this week as the committee began its top-to-bottom review of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as food stamps.
H.R. 977, Derivatives Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009
Issues: Dodd-Frank Implementation
A bill to amend the Commdity Exchange Act to bring greater transparency and accountability to commodity markets, and for other purposes.
- H.R.977 - Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn. (introduced 2/11/2009)
- Adopted amendments (all adopted by voice vote):
- Manager's amendment (Chairman Peterson)
- Kissell amendment, as amended
- Pomeroy amendment
- Boswell amendment
Roll Call Votes
Lucas amendment, Roll Call #1
Moran amendment, Roll Call #2