S. 281: Farm Program Integrity Act of 2013

Introduced:
Feb 12, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

H.R. 1932 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 09, 2013

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Sponsor
Charles “Chuck” Grassley
Senior Senator from Iowa
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 12, 2013
Length
11 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1932 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 09, 2013

H.R. 3813 (Related)
Emergency Unemployment Compensation Continuation Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 07, 2014

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 12, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 12, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 12, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

2% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to restore integrity to and strengthen payment limitation rules for commodity payments and benefits.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/12/2013--Introduced.
Farm Program Integrity Act of 2013 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to establish a per farm cap of $50,000 on commodity program benefits and $75,000 on marketing loan program benefits ($125,000 total). Increases such limit to $250,000 for married couples.
Limits benefits eligibility to active producers.
Establishes criteria for determining whether a person acting as a farm manager is actively engaged in farming for such purposes. (Permits only one such eligibility per farm operation.)

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