H.R. 4948 (112th): Livestock Disaster Protection Act

Introduced:
Apr 26, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Kristi Noem
Representative for South Dakota At Large
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 26, 2012
Length
18 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1607 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 17, 2013

S. 3240 (Related)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jun 21, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 26, 2012
Referred to Committee Apr 26, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to extend certain supplemental agricultural disaster assistance programs through fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Agriculture

General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

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4/26/2012--Introduced.
Livestock Disaster Protection Act - Amends the Federal Crop Insurance Act to make FY2012-FY2017 livestock indemnity payments (at 75% of market value) to eligible producers on farms that have incurred livestock death losses in excess of the normal mortality due to: (1) attacks by animals reintroduced into the wild by the federal government or protected by federal law, including wolves and avian predators; or (2) adverse weather, disease, or wildfires.
Provides FY2012-FY2017 compensation for losses to eligible livestock producers for livestock grazing losses due to specified drought or fire circumstances. Excludes from coverage grazing losses on conservation reserve program land used for haying or grazing.
Provides FY2012-FY2017 emergency relief to eligible producers of livestock, honey bees, and farm-raised fish to reduce losses due to disease, adverse weather, or other conditions, such as blizzards and wildfires.

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