Business Meeting

Business Meeting to Consider H.R. 6849

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Washington, DC, 0 Friday, September 19, 2008 @ 12:00 | comments

In response to the US Department of Agriculture's plan to deny farm program benefits to hundreds of thousands of producers, the Agriculture Committee today approved a bill to suspend for the 2008 and 2009 crop years a Farm Bill provision that required producers to have a minimum of 10-base acres to receive program benefits.


H.R.6849 - Rep. Bob Etheridge, D-N.C. (introduced 09/09/2008)

Bill Text

H.R. 6849

Approved Amendments

(All by voice vote)

Manager's Amendment (Chairman Peterson)

Related Content

Press Release: Agriculture Committee Suspends Base Acre Minimum after USDA Misinterprets Farm Bill Provision

Publication: Report accompanying H.R. 6849, including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office

Publication: Section by Section Analysis of H.R. 6849

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