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S. 2743 (114th): Farm Payment Loophole Elimination Act of 2016

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 5, 2016 (Introduced).


II

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2743

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 5, 2016

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

A BILL

To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to repeal a loophole for payment limitations.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Farm Payment Loophole Elimination Act of 2016.

2.

Repeal

(a)

In general

Section 1604 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (7 U.S.C. 1308–1 note; Public Law 113–79) is amended—

(1)

by striking subsection (c); and

(2)

by redesignating subsections (d) through (g) as subsections (c) through (f), respectively.

(b)

Application

The Secretary of Agriculture shall apply the amendments made by subsection (a) beginning with the 2017 crop year.