H.R. 1589 (113th): Small Farm Insurance Act of 2013


Apr 16, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 16, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter Welch

Representative for Vermont At Large



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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To expand the noninsured crop assistance program established by the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to provide coverages for eligible crops under the program equivalent to additional coverage available under the Federal Crop Insurance Act.

Summary (CRS)

4/16/2013--Introduced.Small Farm Insurance Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to provide coverages for eligible crops ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 16, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1589”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2642 (Related)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013

Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 7, 2014

H.R. 1947 (Related)
Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013

Failed House
Jun 20, 2013

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