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...the Secretary of the Army for flooding losses caused by water retention at the dam site at Lake Redrock, Iowa, to the extent t

This bill was introduced on September 11, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 11, 1996 (Introduced).

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HR 4054 IH

104th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4054

To provide relief to agricultural producers who granted easements to, or owned or operated land condemned by, the Secretary of the Army for flooding losses caused by water retention at the dam site at Lake Redrock, Iowa, to the extent that the actual losses exceed the estimates of the Secretary, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 11, 1996

Mr. LIGHTFOOT introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To provide relief to agricultural producers who granted easements to, or owned or operated land condemned by, the Secretary of the Army for flooding losses caused by water retention at the dam site at Lake Redrock, Iowa, to the extent that the actual losses exceed the estimates of the Secretary, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. RELIEF TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS FOR FLOODING LOSS CAUSED BY DAM ON LAKE REDROCK, IOWA.

    (a) ELIGIBILITY- To be eligible for assistance under this section, an agricultural producer must--

      (1)(A) be an owner or operator of land who granted an easement to the Federal Government for flooding losses to the land caused by water retention at the dam site at Lake Redrock, Iowa; or

      (B) have been an owner or operator of land that was condemned by the Federal Government because of flooding of the land caused by water retention at the dam site at Lake Redrock, Iowa; and

      (2) have incurred losses that exceed the estimates of the Secretary of the Army provided to the producer as part of the granting of the easement or as part of the condemnation.

    (b) COMPENSATION-

      (1) IN GENERAL- Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary of the Army shall compensate an eligible producer described in subsection (a) for flooding losses to the land of the producer described in subsection (a)(2) in an amount determined by the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.

      (2) REDUCTION- The amount of compensation provided to a producer under paragraph (1) shall be reduced by--

        (A) in the case of land located on a 10-year flood plain, 10 percent of the amount otherwise determined under paragraph (1); and

        (B) in the case of land located on a 25-year flood plain, 4 percent of the amount otherwise determined under paragraph (1).