S. 2866 (108th): Commodity Assessment, Protection, and Reform Act

Introduced:
Sep 29, 2004 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Status:
Died (Passed Senate)
Sponsor
James “Jim” Inhofe
Senator from Oklahoma
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Nov 24, 2004
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4620 (Related)
To confirm the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to collect approved State commodity ...

Signed by the President
Dec 21, 2004

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 21, 2004 but was never passed by the House.

Progress
Introduced Sep 29, 2004
Reported by Committee Sep 30, 2004
Passed Senate Nov 21, 2004
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to clarify the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Commodity Credit Corporation to enter into memorandums of understanding with a State regarding the collection of approved State commodity assessments on behalf of the State from the proceeds of marketing assistance loans.

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Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (5D, 5R) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

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11/21/2004--Passed Senate without amendment.
Commodity Assessment, Protection, and Reform Act - Amends the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to collect commodity assessments from the proceeds of a marketing assistance loan made in accordance with an agreement between the Secretary and a State.
Defines "assessment " as funds that are: (1) collected with respect to a specific commodity; (2) paid by the first purchaser of the commodity; and (3) not collected through a tax or other revenue collection activity of a State.

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