H.R. 7196 (110th): Farm Relief Act of 2008

Introduced:
Sep 27, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Donald Cazayoux Jr.
Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 27, 2008
Length
9 pages
Related Bills
S. 3644 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 27, 2008

 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 27, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 27, 2008
Referred to Committee Sep 27, 2008
 
Full Title

To require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide crop disaster assistance to agricultural producers that suffered qualifying quantity or quality losses for the 2008 crop year due to a natural disaster.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

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9/27/2008--Introduced.
Farm Relief Act of 2008 - Amends the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007 to appropriate funds for:
(1) emergency financial assistance to producers on a farm that incurred qualifying natural disaster-caused quantity or quality losses for the 2008 crop;
(2) certain processors in Florida for natural disaster-caused crop and other losses in 2008;
(3) certain first processors of sugarcane that operate in a county affected by a natural disaster or obtain sugarcane from a county affected by a natural disaster in Louisiana; and
(4) certain sugarcane growers in Texas for natural disaster-caused demurrage, storage, and transportation costs in 2008.
Provides specified Commodity Credit Corporation funds for grants to state departments of agriculture for assistance to eligible catfish producers to help offset natural disaster-caused feed costs or economic losses in 2008.

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