H. R. 6022
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 26, 2012
Mr. McNerney (for himself, Mr. Cardoza, and Mr. Costa) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture
To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to expand coverage under plans of insurance available under such Act to include losses to an insured commodity when, as a result of a federally-imposed quarantine, the commodity must be destroyed, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Containing Risk, Offering Protection
Coverage of quarantine losses to insured commodities under the Federal Crop Insurance Act
Expansion To include quarantine losses
Section 508(a)(1) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(a)(1)) is amended in the second sentence—
be due to drought and
Secretary). and inserting
by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
to a quarantine imposed under Federal law, pursuant to the terms of which the commodity is destroyed or otherwise unable to be marketed or otherwise utilized for its intended purpose (as determined by the Secretary).
Application of amendment
Subparagraph (B) of section 508(a)(1) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(a)(1)), as added by subsection (a)(3), shall apply beginning with the 2014 reinsurance year.