Today, Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement regarding legislation introduced by Senator Hoeven (R-ND) and Senator Stabenow (D-MI) that ties repeal of country of origin labeling (COOL) to both the elimination of existing market driven programs and the establishment of a so-called voluntary country of origin (COOL) labeling program for beef, pork, and chicken. This new voluntary program would operate under similar rules as the program found to violate U.S. international trade rules.
Agriculture Committee Reschedules Eurex Hearing
AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE RESCHEDULES EUREX HEARING
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, and General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee Chairman Jerry Moran today announced that the Committee has rescheduled the hearing to review Eurex’s pending application for designation as a U.S. futures exchange.
The Full Committee hearing will be held Thursday, November 6th at 10 a.m. in 1300 Longworth.