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UPDATE: Senate Agriculture Committee to Begin Mark-up on 2012 Farm Bill Tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. EST
Overflow Room in SR-188, Due to Limited Space

Washington, DC - Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a meeting of the full Committee for purposes of considering and marking up the 2012 Farm Bill on Thursday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m. in the Committee's hearing room, 328-A of the Russell Senate Office Building.

***Only press that have RSVP'd will be permitted in the hearing room. An overflow room will be available in SR-188, for members of the press and public unable to sit in the Committee hearing room.

The markup will also be streamed live on the Senate Agriculture Committee website at http://ag.senate.gov.

Committee Print
The text of the Committee Print of the 2012 Farm Bill is available to access and download on the Senate Agriculture Committee's website at http://www.ag.senate.gov/issues/farm-bill.

The Committee Print will be modified and amended throughout this week's meeting, beginning with a manager's package of consensus amendments offered by Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts at the mark-up's outset.