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S.Con.Res. 77 (106th): A concurrent resolution making technical corrections to the enrollment of H.R.3194.

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 19, 1999 (Resolution Agreed to by Senate).



1st Session

S. CON. RES. 77

Making technical corrections to the enrollment of H.R. 3194


November 19, 1999

Mr. LOTT (for himself and Mr. DASCHLE) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was considered and agreed to


Making technical corrections to the enrollment of H.R. 3194

    Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Clerk of the House of Representatives, in the enrollment of the bill (H.R. 3194), making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes, shall make the following correction:

    At the appropriate place of the bill insert the following:


Producer-Owned Marketing Associations Forgiveness

    SECTION 1. The Secretary of Agriculture shall reduce the amount of any principal due on a loan made to marketing association incorporated in the State of North Carolina for the 1999 crop of an agricultural commodity by at least 75 percent if the marketing association suffered losses of the agricultural commodity in a county with respect to which--

      (1) a natural disaster was declared by the Secretary for losses due to Hurricane Dennis, Floyd, or Irene; or

      (2) a major disaster or emergency was declared by the President for losses due to Hurricane Dennis, Floyd, or Irene under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.).

    If the Secretary assigns a grade quality for the 1999 crop of an agricultural commodity marketed by an association described in this section that is below the base quality of the agricultural commodity, the Secretary shall compensate the association for losses incurred by the association as a result of the reduction in grade quality.

    Up to $81,000,000 of the resources of the Commodity Credit Corporation shall be used for the cost of this section: Provided, That the entire amount necessary to carry out this section shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for the entire amount, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) and section 252(e) of such Act.

    SEC. 2. In administering $50,000,000 in emergency supplemental funding for the Emergency Conservation Program, the Secretary shall give priority to the repair of structures essential to the operation of the farm.