In this video recorded on Dec. 11, Jim Bair of the U.S. Apple Association provides an update about the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038) and provides insight about what growers can expect of the legislative process in the coming months.
The legislation passed in the House of Representatives on Dec. 11 with bipartisan support in a vote of 260–165. Next it will head to the Senate, but no hearings have yet been scheduled.
Learn more about the bill at: https://lofgren.house.gov/sites/lofgren.house.gov/files/Farm%20Workforce%20Modernization.pdf