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H.R.4157 Preserving America's Family Farms Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 25, 2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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  • 67% of users support H.R.4157

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Illinois Farm Bureau

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    • American Farm Bureau Federation

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    • Cooperative Network

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    • Family Research Council

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    • National Cattlemens Beef Association

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    • South Dakota Cattlemens Association

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    • United States Cattlemen Association

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    • American Feed Industry Association

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    • American Horse Council

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    • American Seed Trade Association

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    • American Soybean Association

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    • Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association

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    • International Association of Fairs and Expositions

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    • National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

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    • National Council of Agricultural Employers

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    • National Cotton Council

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    • National FFA Organization

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    • National Milk Producers Federation

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    • National Pork Producers Council

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    • United Fresh Produce Association

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    • U.S. Apple Association

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    • American Federation of Teachers

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    • Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs

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    • Child Labor Coalition

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • House passes youth labor legislation « TSCRA News Update - July 26, 2012 by TSCRA - Tom Latham, R-Iowa, introduced the Preserving America's Family Farm Act (H.R. 4157), which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a voice vote Tuesday. NCBA President J.D. Alexander commended passage of the legislation.

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      As noted by TSCRA on July 26, 2012, "Tom Latham, R-Iowa, introduced the Preserving America's Family Farm Act (H.R. 4157), which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a voice vote Tuesday. NCBA President J.D. Alexander commended passage of the legislation." (/url?q=http://tscra.org/news_blog/%3Fp%3D8891&sa=U&ei=TP4UUNf8LOrk0QGqs4HgCQ&ved=0CD4QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNEUNsslWbpGwDQ1mCFdBz4LshCLLQ)
    • House Votes To Stop Department of Labor from Over-Regulating ... - July 26, 2012 by kristinoem - The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Preserving America's Family Farms Act (H.R. 4157) yesterday. This legislation, which Rep. Noem cosponsored, would prohibit the Department of Labor (DOL) from moving ...

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      As noted by kristinoem on July 26, 2012, "The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Preserving America's Family Farms Act (H.R. 4157) yesterday. This legislation, which Rep. Noem cosponsored, would prohibit the Department of Labor (DOL) from moving ..." (/url?q=http://mytown.kotatv.com/rapid-city/2012/07/25/house-votes-to-stop-department-of-labor-from-over-regulating-kids-working-on-farms/&sa=U&ei=TP4UUNf8LOrk0QGqs4HgCQ&ved=0CC4QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNEy9dADR0-6-nEQu0q1xPAGBd_SUw)
    • House passes youth labor legislation « TSCRA News Update - July 26, 2012 by TSCRA - Tom Latham, R-Iowa, introduced the Preserving America's Family Farm Act (H.R. 4157), which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a voice vote Tuesday. NCBA President J.D. Alexander commended passage of the legislation.

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      As noted by TSCRA on July 26, 2012, "Tom Latham, R-Iowa, introduced the Preserving America's Family Farm Act (H.R. 4157), which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a voice vote Tuesday. NCBA President J.D. Alexander commended passage of the legislation." (/url?q=http://tscra.org/news_blog/%3Fp%3D8891&sa=U&ei=kFQSUIDFFomg8gSSp4HAAg&ved=0CDsQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNF1a-yihH-SZ7WvFcEzX1dvpgEJRQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Paul Ryan's Congressional health IT timeline - October 12, 2012 by Healthcare IT News - In 2005, Ryan co-sponsored the Health Information Technology Promotion Act of 2006 (H.R. 4157), which sought to establish a national electronic health information system. The bill passed the House with a 270-148 vote, with the majority of Republicans vot

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      As noted by Healthcare IT News on October 12, 2012, "In 2005, Ryan co-sponsored the Health Information Technology Promotion Act of 2006 (H.R. 4157), which sought to establish a national electronic health information system. The bill passed the House with a 270-148 vote, with the majority of Republicans vot" (http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/paul-ryans-congressional-timeline-health-it)
    • U.S. Rep. Duffy: Statement on house vote to protect family farms - July 25, 2012 by WisPolitics.com - We must protect Wisconsin-farming traditions for future generations.” This bill, H.R. 4157, would prohibit the Department of Labor from finalizing or implementing the proposed rule, or any substantially similar rule in the future, regarding youth working

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      As noted by WisPolitics.com on July 25, 2012, "We must protect Wisconsin-farming traditions for future generations.” This bill, H.R. 4157, would prohibit the Department of Labor from finalizing or implementing the proposed rule, or any substantially similar rule in the future, regarding youth working" (http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=275588)
    • Youth Ag Labor Legislation Passes House - July 25, 2012 by Farm Futures - The Preserving America's Family Farm Act, H.R. 4157, passed the House Tuesday with a bipartisan voice vote. The act, introduced by Congressman Tom Latham, R-Iowa, prohibits the Secretary of Labor from finalizing or enforcing its previously proposed rule ..

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      As noted by Farm Futures on July 25, 2012, "The Preserving America's Family Farm Act, H.R. 4157, passed the House Tuesday with a bipartisan voice vote. The act, introduced by Congressman Tom Latham, R-Iowa, prohibits the Secretary of Labor from finalizing or enforcing its previously proposed rule .." (http://farmfutures.com/story.aspx/youth-ag-labor-legislation-passes-house-0-61841)
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