List of Amendments to the Senate Version of the 2012 Farm Bill

Below is a complete list of the actions taken on all of the amendments considered by the Senate during debate regarding that chamber’s debate on the Senate version of the 2012 Farm Bill.

The bill (as amended) passed the Senate by a vote of 64 – 35.
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Akaka amendment #2440 (highly fractionated tribal lands) – Agreed to by voice vote
Akaka amendment #2396 (tribal relations office) – Agreed to by voice vote
Baucus/Tester amendment #2429 (Livestock) – Agreed to by voice vote
Bingaman/Hutchison amendment #2364 (multi-state aquifers) – Withdrawn
Brown-OH amendment #2445 (rural development) – Agreed to by a vote of 55 – 44
Cantwell amendment #2370 (pulse pilot) – Agreed to by a vote of 58 – 41
Casey amendment #2238 (technical/study -federal milk marketing) – Agreed to by a vote of 73 – 26
Coons/Chambliss amendment #2426 (poultry insurance study) – Agreed to by voice vote
Feinstein/Kyle/Boxer amendment #2422 (conservation innovation grants) – Agreed to by voice vote
Snowe/Gillibrand amendment #2190 (milk marketing order reform) – Agreed to by a vote of 66 – 33
Ayotte amendment #2192 (value added grants) – Rejected by a vote of 38 – 61
Collins amendment #2444 (dairy) – Withdrawn
Grassley amendment #2167 (pay cap marketing loans) – Agreed to by a vote of 75 – 24
Sessions amendment #2174 (SNAP) – Rejected by a vote of 43 – 56
Nelson-NE amendment #2243 (SNAP) – Agreed to by voice vote
Sessions amendment #2172 (SNAP) – Rejected by a vote of 41 – 58
Paul amendment #2181 ($250,000 income limit) – Rejected by a vote of 15 – 84
Feinstein/Chambliss amendment #2309 (insurance recall) – Agreed to by a vote of 76 – 23
Gillibrand amendment #2156 (SNAP) – Rejected by a vote of 33 – 66
Alexander amendment #2191 (wind loans) – Rejected by a vote of 33 – 66
McCain/Kerry amendment #2199 (catfish) – Agreed to by voice vote
Toomey amendment #2217 (organic/AMA) – Rejected by a vote of 47 – 52
DeMint amendment #2263 (broadband funding) – Rejected by a vote of 45 – 54
DeMint amendment #2268 (Loan guarantees) – Rejected by a vote of 14 – 84
DeMint amendment #2276 (checkoffs) –Rejected by a vote of 20 – 79
Manchin amendment #2345 (dietary study) – Agreed to by voice vote
Merkley/Snowe amendment #2382 (organic crop insurance study) – Agreed to by a vote of 63 – 36
Schumer amendment #2427 (acer) – Agreed to by voice vote
Stabenow amendment #2453 (NAP) – Agreed to by voice vote
Udall-CO/Thune amendment #2295 (add funding for insect infestations and related diseases/bark beetle) – Agreed to by a vote of 77 – 22
Warner amendment #2457 (rural broadband) – Agreed to by voice vote
Wyden amendment #2442 (microloans) – Agreed to by division vote
Wyden amendment #2388 (farm to school) – Agreed to by voice vote
Leahy amendment #2204 (rural development) – Agreed to by voice vote
Nelson-NE amendment #2242 (rural housing) – Agreed to by voice vote
Klobuchar amendment #2299 (transportation study) – Agreed to by voice vote
DeMint amendment #2273 (Limit rural broadband access grants) – Rejected by a vote of 44 – 55
Coburn amendment #2289 (MAP) – Rejected by a vote of 30 – 69
Coburn amendment #2293 (Limit Millionaires) – Agreed to by a vote of 63 – 36
Kerry/Lugar amendment #2454 (North Korea) – Agreed to by a vote of 59 – 40
Kyl amendment #2354 (North Korea) – Rejected by a vote of 43 – 56
Lee amendment #2313 (Forest Legacy) – Rejected by a vote of 22 – 77
Lee amendment #2314 (Repeal of CSP & CRP) – Rejected by a vote of 15 – 84
Boozman amendment #2355 (Ag research, law info) – Agreed to by voice vote
Boozman amendment #2360 (TEFAP) – Rejected by a vote of 35 – 63
Toomey amendment #2226 (energy title) – Rejected by a vote of 36 – 63
Toomey amendment #2433 (sugar) – Rejected by a vote of 46 – 53
Hagan amendment #2366 (crop insurance – plain language) – Agreed to by voice vote
Kerry amendment #2187 (commercial fishermen) – Agreed to by voice vote
Landrieu amendment #2321 (rural development loans) – Agreed to by voice vote
Carper amendment #2287 (poultry feed research) – Agreed to voice vote
Sanders amendment #2254 (biomass) – Agreed to by voice vote
Thune amendment #2437 (crop insurance) – Rejected by a vote of 44 – 55
Durbin/Coburn amendment #2439 (crop insurance) – Agreed to by a vote of 66 – 33
DeMint amendment #2262 (Sense of the Senate Free MKT) – Agreed to by voice vote
Lee Motion to Recommit (FY 2008 levels) – Rejected by a vote of 29 – 70
Johnson-WI Motion to Recommit – Rejected by a vote of 40 – 59
Chambliss amendment #2438 (conservation crop insurance) – Agreed to by a vote of 52 – 47
Chambliss amendment #2340 (sugar) – Rejected by voice vote
Chambliss amendment #2432 (FMPP) – Rejected by voice vote
Ayotte amendment #2195 (GAO crop insurance fraud report) – Agreed to by voice vote
Blunt amendment #2246 (veterans) – Agreed to by voice vote
Moran amendment #2403 (food aid) – Agreed to by voice vote
Moran amendment #2443 (beginning farmers) – Agreed to by voice vote
Vitter amendment #2363 (pets) – Agreed to by voice vote
Toomey amendment #2247 (paperwork) – Rejected by a vote of 41 – 58
Sanders amendment #2673 (genetically engineered food) – Rejected by a vote of 26 – 73
Coburn amendment #2214 (convention funding) – Agreed to by a vote of 95 – 4
Boxer amendment #2456 (aerial inspections) – Rejected by a vote of 47 – 47
Johanns amendment #2372 (aerial inspections) – Rejected by a vote of 56 – 43
Murray amendment # 2455(sequestration) – Agreed to by voice vote; 60 vote threshold waived
McCain amendment #2162 (Sequestration report – DoD) – Withdrawn
Rubio amendment #2166 (RAISE Act) – Rejected by a vote of 45 – 54

The Toomey amendment #2247 (paperwork); Sanders amendment #2673 (genetically engineered food); Coburn amendment #2214 (convention funding); Boxer amendment #2456 (aerial inspections); Johanns amendment #2372 (aerial inspections); Murray amendment # 2455 (sequestration); McCain amendment #2162 (Sequestration report – DoD); and Rubio amendment #2166 (RAISE Act) were subject to a 60 affirmative vote threshold.

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