H.R. 4177 (111th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2009

Dec 02, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Robert “Marion” Berry
Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated
Dec 02, 2009
10 pages
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S. 2810 (Related)
A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide emergency disaster assistance to ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 20, 2009


This bill was introduced on December 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Dec 02, 2009
Referred to Committee Dec 02, 2009
Full Title

To provide emergency disaster assistance to certain agricultural producers that suffered losses during 2009, to provide emergency disaster assistance to certain livestock producers that suffered losses during 2008 or 2009, and for other purposes.


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10 cosponsors (8D, 2R) (show)

House Agriculture

General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit

Nutrition and Horticulture

House Appropriations

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Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to:
(1) make a supplemental direct commodity payment to eligible producers that previously received such a payment;
(2) make grants to states to assist eligible specialty crop producers for losses associated with drought or excessive rainfall during 2009;
(3) provide supplemental assistance to eligible producers and first-handlers of the 2009 crop of cottonseed in disaster counties;
(4) continue to carry out the 2002 livestock compensation program and provide assistance to any applicant that conducts a livestock operation located in a disaster county or produces fish classified within the family Ictaluridae (catfish); and
(5) make payments to eligible producers for livestock losses occurring in a disaster county.

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