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H.R. 2521: South Carolina Peanut Parity Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 1, 2017 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2521

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 1, 2017

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

AN ACT

To amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to include South Carolina as a part of the Virginia/Carolina peanut producing region for purposes of appointment to the Peanut Standards Board.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the South Carolina Peanut Parity Act of 2017.

2.

South Carolina inclusion in Virginia/Carolina peanut producing region

Section 1308(c)(2)(B)(iii) of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7958(c)(2)(B)(iii)) is amended by striking Virginia and North Carolina and inserting Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Passed the House of Representatives October 31, 2017.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk