Summary: H.R.3487 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/14/1987)

Farm Program Payments Integrity Act of 1987 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to define "person" for purposes of farm program benefits limitations to include active farmers, including specified corporations, landowners, and sharecroppers not having beneficial interests in more than three entities receiving program benefits. Subjects any person who adopts a scheme or device to evade the restrictions of such Act to loss of benefits. Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to provide Department of Agriculture personnel with education and training in applying such payment limitations.

Limits benefits to U.S citizens and legal permanent residents only.

Makes State and local governments and agencies ineligible for certain farm program benefits.