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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 SessionsTrump: Appointing Sessions was my biggest mistake Nikki Haley blasts Roy Moore's Senate bid: 'He does not represent our Republican Party' Time magazine: Trump threatened reporter with prison time MORE limiting aspects of the federal food stamp program.

The chamber also approved an amendment by Sen. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump, Biden go toe-to-toe in Iowa Overnight Health Care: Biden infuriates abortion-rights groups with stance on Hyde Amendment | Trump tightens restrictions on fetal tissue research | Democrats plan event to scrutinize Trump's mental health The Hill's Morning Report - 2020 Dems, progressives preview anti-Biden offensive MORE (D-Pa.) on increasing the frequency of dairy reporting and one by Sen. Maria CantwellMaria Elaine CantwellHillicon Valley: Democratic state AGs sue to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger | House kicks off tech antitrust probe | Maine law shakes up privacy debate | Senators ask McConnell to bring net neutrality to a vote Senators call on McConnell to bring net neutrality rules to a vote Maine shakes up debate with tough internet privacy law 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.