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H.R. 267: 2020 WHIP+ Reauthorization Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 11, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 267

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 11, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Panetta, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. DeFazio, and Mr. Newhouse) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture

A BILL

To extend the wildfire and hurricane indemnity program to cover certain crop losses in calendar year 2020, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the 2020 WHIP+ Reauthorization Act.

2.

Crop losses occurring in calendar year 2020

Amounts appropriated by section 791(d) of division B of Public Law 116–94 shall also be made available for necessary expenses related to losses of crops (including smoke-tainted wine grapes) as a consequence of wildfires occurring in calendar year 2020 in the same manner as other crop losses under the heading Department of Agriculture—Agricultural Programs—Processing, Research and Marketing—Office of the Secretary in title I of the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019 (Public Law 116–20).