H.R. 6167 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jul 23, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6167

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 23, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Braley of Iowa, Mr. King of Iowa, and Mr. Latham) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To extend supplemental agricultural disaster assistance programs.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012.

2.

Supplemental agricultural disaster assistance

(a)

Federal Crop Insurance Act

Section 531 of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1531) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b)(4)—

(A)

in subparagraph (A)(i)(II), by inserting the first 5 months of after received for; and

(B)

in subparagraph (C), by inserting the first 5 months of after during the; and

(2)

in subsection (i), by striking 2011 and inserting 2012.

(b)

Trade Act of 1974

(1)

In general

Section 901 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2497) is amended—

(A)

in subsection (b)(4)—

(i)

in subparagraph (A)(i)(II), by inserting the first 5 months of after received for; and

(ii)

in subparagraph (C), by inserting the first 5 months of after during the; and

(B)

in subsection (i), by striking 2011 and inserting 2012.

(2)

Agricultural disaster relief trust fund

Section 902 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2497a) is amended—

(A)

in subsection (b)(1), by striking 2011 and inserting 2012; and

(B)

in subsection (d), by striking the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 and inserting Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012.

(c)

Application

The amendments made by this section apply only to losses that are incurred as the result of a disaster, adverse weather, or other environmental condition that occurs during the 2012 crop year.