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Senate Appropriations Committee approves FY14 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

The Senate Committee on Appropriations approved the “Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014” (S. 1244) by a vote of 23-6. The approved bill includes $1.466 billion for international food aid through the P.L. 480 Title II Grants Program (Food for Peace) and an additional $185 million for the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program.

Additional Information:

  • Learn more about the House Agriculture appropriations bill here.
  • Access the Senate Committee on Appropriations press release announcing Committee approval of the Agriculture appropriations bill here.
  • Access the Senate Committee on Appropriations press release summarizing the Agriculture appropriations bill here.
  • Access the Committee Report (113-46) accompanying the bill here.

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