Key Votes

S Amdt 1499 - Agricultural Aid Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Joe Biden, Jr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (89-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Agricultural Aid Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that would provide $7.3 billion in financial assistance to farmers for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $500 million for disaster reserve fund.
  • $400 million, at a minimum, for additional coverage under the Federal Crop Insurance fund for the 2000 crop year.
  • $400 million for dairy farmers.
  • $328 million for tobacco growers.
  • Up to $200 million for livestock producers.
  • $45 million for peanut farmers.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Agricultural Aid Amendment

Sponsors

  • Thomas A. 'Tom' Daschle (SD - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors