Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $53.04 billion to the Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration, and rural economic and community development programs for fiscal year 1996.
Prohibits the use of funds for tobacco export promotion or research.
Bans the use of funds for enrolling additional acres in the Conservation Reserve Program.
$34.17 billion for domestic food programs, including $27.6 billion to the Food Stamp program and $6.08 for nutrition programs for women and children.
$7.42 billion for agricultural programs.
$4.24 billion to the Rural Housing and Community Development Service.
$2.72 billion for conservation programs, including $1.86 billion for the Consolidated Farm Service Agency.
$963.14 million to the Food and Drug Administration for salaries, buildings and facilities, and rental payments.