The vote was 15 to 84.

Paul's amendment was one of 73 the Senate is considering for the farm bill (S. 3240). On Tuesday the Senate also defeated two amendments by Sen. Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsLisa Page sues DOJ, FBI over alleged privacy violations Sessions leads GOP Senate primary field in Alabama, internal poll shows Trump rebukes FBI chief Wray over inspector general's Russia inquiry MORE limiting aspects of the federal food stamp program.

The chamber also approved an amendment by Sen. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyThe US needs to lead again on disability rights No one wins with pro-abortion litmus test New ObamaCare enrollment period faces Trump headwinds MORE (D-Pa.) on increasing the frequency of dairy reporting and one by Sen. Maria CantwellMaria Elaine CantwellLet's enact a privacy law that advances economic justice There's a lot to like about the Senate privacy bill, if it's not watered down Hillicon Valley: House passes anti-robocall bill | Senators inch forward on privacy legislation | Trump escalates fight over tech tax | Illinois families sue TikTok | Senators get classified briefing on ransomware MORE (D-Wash.) meant to incentivize using certain crops for school meals. Cantwell's amendment was approved 58 to 41 and Casey's was approved 73 to 26.

An amendment by Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) that would enforcing states use certain federal payments for food stamps only was approved by voice vote as well.