Summary: H.R.4784 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4784. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/07/1992)

Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1992 - Establishes in the Department of Agriculture (Department) the Farm Services Administration to consolidate farmer service programs, field offices, and specified Department agencies. Authorizes the transfer of appropriate programs to the Rural Development Administration.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to: (1) reduce Department headquarters personnel (with priority given to attrition rather than reductions-in-force); and (2) establish a centralized data system within the Farm Services Administration, including paperwork reduction and simpler program applications.

Reorganizes the local and county committee system.

Expresses the sense of the Congress in favor of farm program simplification.