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H.R. 4211 (115th): To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to provide to producers partial payments under the livestock indemnity program for livestock sold for salvage.


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 1, 2017 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4211

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 1, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture

A BILL

To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to provide to producers partial payments under the livestock indemnity program for livestock sold for salvage.

1.

Livestock indemnity payments for livestock sold for salvage

Section 1501(b) of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (7 U.S.C. 9081(b)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1), in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by inserting sold livestock for a reduced sale price in excess of the normal mortality, or both, after mortality,;

(2)

in paragraph (2), by striking on the day before the date of death of the livestock, as determined by the Secretary. and inserting the following:

, as determined by the Secretary on, as applicable—

(A)

the day before the date of death of the livestock; or

(B)

the day before the date of sale of the livestock.

; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(4)

Payment reductions

A payment made under paragraph (1) to an eligible producer on a farm that sold livestock for a reduced sale price in excess of the normal mortality shall be reduced by the amount that the producer received for the sale.

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