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H.R. 1238: To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to treat certain planted soybean crops as harvested commodity crops under the Market Facilitation Program.

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 14, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1238

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 14, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Estes, Mr. Kelly of Mississippi, and Mr. Guest) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to treat certain planted soybean crops as harvested commodity crops under the Market Facilitation Program.

1.

Planted crop treated as harvested crop

If the Secretary of Agriculture determines that market conditions have discouraged or prevented a producer of a soybean crop from harvesting such crop or entering such crop in to the stream of commerce, the Secretary shall, for purposes of the Market Facilitation Program under part 1409 of title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (established pursuant to the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act (15 U.S.C. 714 et seq.)) treat such soybean crop as an eligible crop for payments under such Market Facilitation Program.