September 16, 2019

Procedural Negotiations on Farm Bill Amendments Moving Forward

Categories: Ethanol /EU /Farm Bill

Congressional Quarterly reported yesterday that, “Senate leaders are zeroing in on a deal to limit amendments to the 2007 farm bill, meaning the measure could be back on the floor as early as next week, aides said Monday.

“Democrats would be able to offer at least five amendments to the legislation, and Republicans would be given time for 10 amendments, aides said. Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., may allow consideration of a few non-germane proposals dealing with the estate tax and the alternative minimum tax, aides added.”