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Senate amendment 953 to S. 954 (Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013)

Vote Info: This amendment makes a reduction of the federal subsidy for crop insurance premiums by 15 percent for farmers with an annual adjusted gross income of more than $750,000. Under current law, taxpayers cover on average 62 percent of the cost of a farmer‘s crop insurance premiums.

Date of vote: 5/23/2013
Session: Second Session
Bill Number: S 954
Roll Call: Senate No. 139
Good Food Vote: Yea

Passed: 59 - 33

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Rep. Bill Shuster

Pennsylvania