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H.R. 15068 (94th): An Act to provide for emergency allotment lease and transfer of tobacco allotments or quotas for 1976 in certain disaster areas in South Carolina and Georgia.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Sep 10, 1976.

(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry with amendment, S. Rept. 94-1228) Amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to permit the lease and transfer of tobacco acreage allotments across county lines in 1976 in South Carolina and Georgia, if it is determined that as a result of a natural disaster one of the counties has suffered a loss of ten percent or more in the number of acres planted or expected production.