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S Amdt 1499 - Agricultural Aid Amendment - Key Vote

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Herb Kohl voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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

Title: Agricultural Aid Amendment

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

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

  • $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


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


  • Max S. Baucus (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Bingaman (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kent Conrad (ND - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Byron L. Dorgan (ND - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas 'Tom' Harkin (IA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy Peter 'Tim' Johnson (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Robert 'Bob' Kerrey (NE - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Blanche Lambert Lincoln (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John D. 'Jay' Rockefeller IV (WV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul S. Sarbanes (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Wellstone (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
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