The House Agriculture Committee began a series of hearings in advance of writing legislation to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The agency's statutory authorization expires at the end of the fiscal year.
Business Meeting to Consider H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2012
The House Agriculture Committee held a business meeting to consider the 2012 Farm Bill, H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act. After many hours of discussion and debate the FARRM Act passed the Committee by a vote of 35-11.