Ag Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize and Improve the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
The House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 4413, the Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act, by voice vote.
December 7, 2011 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank D. Lucas joined Speaker John Boehner and Republican leadership in a press conference on jobs bills. There are currently 25 House-passed jobs bills that are awaiting Senate action. Lucas addressed H.R. 1633, the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act, which gives farmers and ranchers certainty that they will be exempt from excessive regulation of dust.