First public meeting for 2013 Farm Bill Conference Committee announced

WASHINGTON – House and Senate Agriculture Committee leaders announced the first public meeting for the 2013 Farm Bill conference committee will be held next week on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 1:00 p.m. ET in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building (the Ways and Means Committee Room). The agenda for the meeting of conferees will include opening statements and discussion of H.R. 2642, The Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013. 

 

The House conferees include:

Republicans
House Committee on Agriculture conferees:

• Rep. Frank D. Lucas (R-OK), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee
• Rep. Steve King (R-IA)
• Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX)
• Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL)
• Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX)
• Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-PA)
• Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA)
• Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR)
• Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL)
• Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD)
• Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA)
• Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)

Leadership conferee:

• Rep. Steve Southerland (R-FL)

House Foreign Affairs Committee conferees:

• Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman
• Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA)

House Ways & Means Committee conferees:

• Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman
• Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX)

Democrats
House Committee on Agriculture conferees:

• Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN), Ranking Member of House Agriculture Committee
• Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC)
• Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA)
• Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN)
• Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR)
• Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)
• Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA)
• Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-CA)
• Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX)

Leadership conferee:

• Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH)

House Foreign Affairs Committee conferee:

• Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member

House Ways & Means Committee conferee:

• Rep. Sandy Levin (D-MI), Ranking Member

 

The Senate conferees include:

Democrats

• Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee
• Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
• Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)
• Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
• Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
• Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
• Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO)

Republicans

• Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee
• Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS)
• Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)
• Sen. John Boozman (R-AR)
• Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND)

 

Visit the Committee Business Meeting webpage for additional information as it is made available.