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2014 Farm Bill: A Timeline

President Barack Obama is expected to sign the 2014 Farm Bill on Friday in East Lansing, Michigan.

Here are some key dates that preceded Friday’s event:

April 26, 2012– The Senate Agriculture Committee passes a Farm Bill.

June 21, 2012– The Senate passes a Farm Bill.

July 12, 2012– The House Agriculture Committee passes a Farm Bill.

December 31, 2012– The Farm Bill is Extended for One Year.

May 14, 2013– The Senate Agriculture Committee passes a Farm Bill.

May 15, 2013– The House Agriculture Committee passes a Farm Bill.

June 10, 2013– The Senate passes a Farm Bill.

June 20, 2013– The Farm Bill fails on the House floor.

July 11, 2013– The House passes a “Farm Only” Farm Bill.

September 19, 2013– The House passes a nutrition bill.

January 29, 2014– The House passes a Farm Bill conference report.

February 3, 2014– The Senate passes a cloture motion on the Farm Bill conference report.

February 4, 2014– The Senate passes the Farm Bill conference report.

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