Past Farm Bill Reauthorization

Issue Summaries for the 112th Congress

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AVMA has established priorities for the 2012 reauthorization of the Farm Bill which include extending the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program; extending the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank; and securing the initial authorization of the Veterinary Services Investment Act. AVMA will work in consort with coalition partners to reauthorize the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, the Animal Health and Disease Research/1433 Formula Funds and will work to increase the standing of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network and the Minor Use Animal Drug Program/National Research Support Project-7.
AVMA Position: Active Pursuit of Passage
Primary Contact: Gina Luke