Rep. Frank Lucas, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today issued a statement in response to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) surprise "advisory notice" to further regulate cross-border swaps.
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.