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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

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Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions June 26, 2014
Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND
"S. 2548. A bill to require the Commodity Futures Trading commission to take certain emergency action to eliminate excessive speculation in energy markets; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry."
Customer Protection And End User Relief Act June 23, 2014
Frank Lucas, R-OK
"(a) In General.—Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission shall submit to the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate a report examining the effect of the practice commonly referred to as high-frequency trading on markets under its jurisdiction. (b) Specific Areas Examined in Report.—In preparing the report submitted under subsection (a), the Commission shall particularly examine each of the following areas: (1) The technology, personnel, or other resources the Commission may require for purposes of monitoring the effect of high-frequency trading. (2) The role such trading plays in providing market liquidity. (3) Whether the technology creates discrepancies in the marketplace between market participants. (4) Whether the existing authority of the Commission with respect to such trading is sufficient to meet the Commission’s mission to— (A) protect market participants and the public from fraud, manipulation, abusive practices, and systemic risk related to derivatives; and (B) foster transparent, open, competitive, and financially sound markets."
Budgetary Revisions January 30, 2014
Patty Murray, D-WA
"I find that the conference agreement on H.R. 2642, the Agricultural Act of 2014, as reported on January 27, 2014, fulfills the conditions of the deficit-neutral reserve fund for a farm bill. Therefore, pursuant to section 114(d) of H.J. Res. 59, I am adjusting the budgetary aggregates, as well as the allocation to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry."
Discharge And Referral—S. 1294 July 24, 2013
Christopher Murphy, D-CT
"Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Energy Committee be discharged from further consideration of S. 1294 and the bill be referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry."
Federal Agriculture Reform And Risk Management Act Of 2013 June 19, 2013
Frank Lucas, R-OK
"(a) Technical Assistance to CBP.—The Secretary of Agriculture shall make available to U.S. Customs and Border Protection technical assistance related to the identification of produce represented as grown in the United States when it is not in fact grown in the United States. (b) Report to Congress.—The Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate a report on produce represented as grown in the United States when it is not in fact grown in the United States."

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