Advocacy

Current AFBF action alerts

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2018 FARM BILL: CRITICAL VOTES AHEAD: Contact Your Senators Now to “VOTE YES!” to Get it Across the Finish Line​
ENERGY: Don’t Mess with the Renewable Fuel Standard!
REGULATORY REFORM is on the Agenda: Tell Senators to Support S. 951
REGULATORY REFORM: USDA Wants to Hear from You!
SHARE YOUR STORY on Reg Reform and WOTUS

Bills to follow:

Federal Legislation

H.R.4760 – Securing America’s Future Act of 2018 – To create a nonimmigrant H–2C work visa program for agricultural workers, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2 – Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 – To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes.

S. 2749 – Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation Act of 2018 – Sen. Thune and Sen. Brown – A bill to provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural commodity programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes.

S. 2343 – Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 – To require the Federal Communications Commission to establish a task force for meeting the connectivity and technology needs of precision agriculture in the United States

For more information, visit www.congress.gov

State Legislation

SB 170 – Marshall – An act to amend Title 19 of the Delaware Code relating to minimum wage
DFB OPPOSES this bill​

HB 437 – Wilson – An act to amend Title 21 of the Delaware Code relating to the registration of vehicles (allows background plates issued by DMV to be displayed on trailers up to 26,000 pounds GVWR)

SB 239 – Hansen – An act to amend Title 16 of the Delaware Code relating to the Delaware Litter Control Law

SB 217 w/ SA 1 – Walsh – An act to amend Title 11 and Title 16 of the Delaware Code relating to cruelty to dogs and specifications for the humane handling, care and treatment of dogs

SB 198 – Ennis – An act to amend Title 7 of the Delaware Code relating to regulations and prohibitions concerning game and fish (Sunday Hunting Bill)

For more information, visit legis.delaware.gov