About the bill
H.R. 2 amends and extends major programs for income support, food and nutrition, land conservation, trade promotion, rural development, research, forestry, horticulture, and other miscellaneous programs administered by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for five years through 2023. The bill is budget neutral and $112 billion below baseline funding. A summary provided by the Committee on Agriculture can be found here. Specifically, the legislation:
Title I: Commodities
- Continues the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) programs with modifications, and discontinues the Agricultural Risk Coverage-Individual Coverage option ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 3, 2018
Length: 644 pages
Apr 12, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Failed House on May 18, 2018
This bill failed in the House on May 18, 2018.
H.R. 2 is a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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