Introduced by Sen. Michael Green R-Mayville on February 13, 2013
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Department of Agriculture budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 13, 2013
Reported in the Senate on April 23, 2013
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on April 24, 2013
To adopt a version of this budget that expresses the fiscal and policy preferences of the Republican-majority in the Senate.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 24, 2013
The Senate version of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2013. This would appropriate $79.1 million in gross spending, compared to $76.9 million in the prior year's budget. Of this, $9.7 million is federal money, and the rest is from state and local taxes and fees.
Received in the House on April 24, 2013
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on April 24, 2013
Substitute offered by Rep. Joseph Haveman R-Holland on May 14, 2013
To adopt a version of the budget that contains no appropriations, but is instead intended to launch negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 14, 2013
To send the bill back to the Senate "stripped" of all actual appropriations. This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.