Summary: H.R.3081 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/03/1987)

Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance Act of 1987 - Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to implement an emergency livestock feed assistance program in States (currently includes Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands) threatened by natural disasters. (Current law authorizes but does not mandate such an assistance program.)

Requires that requests for such assistance be made by the Governor of the affected State, after consultation with a special emergency board constituted in accordance with this Act.

Requires at least a 30 percent feed loss in order to qualify for such assistance.

Includes within program assistance (in addition to feed cost reimbursement): (1) transportation assistance; and (2) Commodity Credit Corporation feed donations and sales.

Subjects a producer who sells such feed to civil and criminal penalties.