Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies (113th Congress)

Recent Activity

May 29, 2014 Markup

Purpose
FY 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

Support Documents
Notice of Full Committee Markup

May 20, 2014 Markup

Purpose
Mark Up Appropriations Bill, FY 2015

Support Documents
Notice of Subcommittee Markup

May 19, 2014 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The proposed legislation funds important agricultural and food programs and services, including food and medical product safety, animal and plant health programs, rural development and farm services, marketplace oversight, and nutrition programs. The bill totals $20.9 billion in discretionary funding, which is equal to the fiscal year 2014 enacted level.
Apr 8, 2014 Hearing

Witnesses 
Mr. Michael Scuse
Under Secretary
Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services
Testimony

Mr. Juan Garcia
Administrator
Farm Service Agency

Apr 4, 2014 Hearing

Witnesses
Mr Doug O'Brien
Deputy Under Secretary
Rural Development
Testimony

Ms. Lillian Salerno
Administrator
Rural Business Cooperative Services

Apr 3, 2014 Hearing

Witnesses
Mr. Brian Ronholm
Acting Under Secretary
Food Safety
Testimony

Mr. Phil Derfler
Deputy Administrator
Food Safety and Inspection Service

Apr 2, 2014 Hearing

Witnesses
Mr. Ed Avalos
Under Secretary
Marketing and Regulatory Programs
Testimony

Mr. Kevin Shea
Administrator
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Mar 27, 2014 Hearing

Witnesses 
Dr. Margaret Hamburg
Commissioner
Food and Drug Administration
Department of Health and Human Services
Testimony

Mr. Norris W. Cochran
Deputy Assistant Secretary

Mar 26, 2014 Hearing

Witnesses 
Dr. Catherine E. Woteki
Under Secretary
USDA Research, Education and Economics
Testimony

Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young
Administrator
USDA Agriculture Research Service

Mar 25, 2014 Hearing

Witnesses 
Mr. Kevin Concannon
Under Secretary
Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services
United States Department of Agriculture
Testimony

Ms. Audrey Rowe
Administrator
Food and Nutrition Service

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