H.R. 2487 (112th): REAPS Act of 2011

Jul 11, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on July 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Jul 11, 2011
Jeff Flake
Representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district
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Jul 11, 2011
2 pages
Full Title

To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to terminate direct payments for the 2012 crop year.


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18 cosponsors (13D, 5R) (show)

House Agriculture

General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

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Reducing the Deficit through Eliminating Agriculture Direct Payment Subsidies Act of 2011 or REAPS Act of 2011 - Amends the the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to terminate direct payments for covered commodities and peanuts.
Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to limit to $65,000 per crop year: (1) average crop revenue election (ACRE) and counter-cyclical payments for one or more covered commodities, and (2) ACRE payments for peanuts.
Applies such provisions to the 2012 crop year.

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