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Butch Otter's Voting Records on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: Governor (ID), Republican

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 13, 2006 HR 4939 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006 Conference Report Adopted - House
(351 - 67)
Yea
May 23, 2006 HR 5384 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Appropriations Act Bill Passed - House
(378 - 46)
Yea
March 16, 2006 HR 4939 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006 Bill Passed - House
(348 - 71)
Yea
Dec. 19, 2005 S 1932 Budget Reconciliation Bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(212 - 206)
Yea
Oct. 28, 2005 HR 2744 Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act Conference Report Adopted - House
(318 - 63)
Nay
June 8, 2005 HR 2744 Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act Bill Passed - House
(408 - 18)
Yea
April 28, 2005 H Con Res 95 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Conference Report Adopted - House
(214 - 211)
Yea
March 17, 2005 H Con Res 95 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Joint Resolution Passed - House
(218 - 214)
Yea
July 13, 2004 HR 4766 Agriculture and Rural Development Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - House
(389 - 31)
Yea
Jan. 28, 2004 S 1920 Farmer Bankruptcy Bill Bill Passed - House
(265 - 99)
Yea
July 14, 2003 HR 2673 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Bill Passed - House
(347 - 64)
Yea
May 2, 2002 HR 2646 Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 Conference Report Adopted - House
(280 - 141)
Yea
Nov. 13, 2001 HR 2330 Agriculture FY2002 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(379 - 33)
Yea
Oct. 5, 2001 HR 2646 Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 Bill Passed - House
(291 - 120)
Yea

Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 28, 2014 S 1337 Prohibits Recording of Agricultural Operations Signed - Executive
Sign
April 21, 2009 S 1206 Agricultural Research and Cooperative Extension Service Appropriations Vetoed - Executive
Veto

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