United States Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy

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The U.S. Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy is one of five subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.

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Name changes

The subcommittee was renamed for the 115th United States Congress (2017).

It was formerly named:

Jurisdiction

This subcommittee has jurisdiction over legislation involving renewable energy production and energy efficiency improvement on farms and ranches and in rural communities; food and agricultural research, education, economics and extension; innovation in the use of agricultural commodities and materials.

Members, 117th Congress

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