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- Health Care
- Homeland Security
- Transportation and Infrastructure
- Excerpt from Agriculture and Food:
Farm Bill Timeline. The Senate will take up the Farm Bill at 3:00 pm today, Monday, May 20. Most likely on Tuesday, the Senate will start to vote on amendments and will continue voting throughout the week. We do not expect, however, for final votes to occur until after the Memorial Day recess to possibly allow for Senate consideration of the immigration reform bill. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-OK) has shared that the House leadership plans to bring the bill to the floor in June. The Agriculture Committee leadership in both chambers has stated that they aim to conference the bill before the Farm Bill extension expires on September 30.
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