H.R.1687 - To terminate the agricultural price support and production adjustment programs for sugar.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, Dan [R-FL-13] (Introduced 05/23/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||09/20/1995 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H9253) (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 104th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1687 Introduced in House (IH)] 104th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1687 To terminate the agricultural price support and production adjustment programs for sugar. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 23, 1995 Mr. Miller of Florida (for himself, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Armey, Mr. Berman, Mr. Borski, Mr. English of Pennsylvania, Mr. Foglietta, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Hancock, Mr. Hansen, Ms. Harman, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, Mr. Kolbe, Mr. Markey, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Owens, Mr. Porter, Mr. Royce, Mr. Rush, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Shays, Mr. Studds, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Zimmer, Mr. Shaw, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Kasich, Mr. Dornan, Mr. Walker, Mr. Solomon, Mr. Visclosky, Mr. Jacobs, Mr. Davis, Mr. Petri, Mr. Fawell, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mrs. Lowey, Mrs. Schroeder, Mr. Barrett of Wisconsin, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Hoekstra, Mr. Torkildsen, Mr. Klug, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Zeliff, Mr. Hyde, Mrs. Roukema, Mr. Cox, Mr. Blute, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Young of Florida, Mrs. Collins of Illinois, Mr. Talent, Mr. Wamp, Mr. Packard, Mr. Bass, Mr. Gejdenson, Mr. Yates, Mr. Franks of New Jersey, Mr. Hoke, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Boucher, Mr. Wynn, Mr. McIntosh, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Portman, Mr. Ney, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mrs. Seastrand, Mr. Gekas, Mr. Largent, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Goodling, Mr. Franks of Connecticut, Mr. Ensign, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Kennedy of Massachusetts, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Ms. Velazquez, Mr. Gutierrez, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Goss, and Mr. Souder) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To terminate the agricultural price support and production adjustment programs for sugar. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. TERMINATION OF PRICE SUPPORT AND PRODUCTION ADJUSTMENT PROGRAMS FOR SUGAR BEETS AND SUGARCANE. (a) Termination of Price Support Program.-- (1) Price support levels for designated nonbasic agricultural commodities.--Section 201(a) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1446(a)) is amended by striking ``milk, sugar beets, and sugarcane'' and inserting ``and milk''. (2) Sugar price support.--Section 206 of such Act (7 U.S.C. 1446g) is repealed. (3) Benefits.--Section 401(e) of such Act (7 U.S.C. 1421(e)) is amended-- (A) in paragraph (1), by striking ``(1)''; and (B) by striking paragraph (2). (4) Personal liability of producers for deficiencies.-- Section 405 of such Act (7 U.S.C. 1425) is amended-- (A) in subsection (a), by striking ``(a)''; and (B) by striking subsection (b). (5) Powers of commodity credit corporation.--Section 5(a) of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act (7 U.S.C. 714c(a)) is amended by inserting ``(except for sugar beets and sugarcane)'' after ``agricultural commodities''. (b) Termination of Acreage Allotments and Marketing Quotas.-- (1) Termination.--Part VII of subtitle B of title III of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 (7 U.S.C. 1359aa- 1359jj) is repealed. (2) Conforming Amendment.--Section 344(f)(2) of such Act (7 U.S.C. 1344(f)(2)) is amended by striking ``sugar cane for sugar, sugar beets for sugar,''. (c) Conforming Amendment Regarding Prevention of Government Accumulation of Sugar.--Section 902 of the Food Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1446g note) is amended-- (1) by striking subsection (a); and (2) by redesignating subsections (b) and (c) as subsections (a) and (b), respectively. (d) Conforming Amendment Regarding Section 32 Activities.--The second sentence of the first paragraph of section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935 (7 U.S.C. 612c), is amended by inserting ``(other than sugar beets and sugarcane)'' after ``commodity'' the last place it appears. (e) Prohibition on Subsequent Provision of Price Support.-- (1) Prohibition.--After the effective date of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture may not make price support available, whether in the form of loans, payments, purchases, or other operations, for crops of sugar beets or sugarcane by using the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation or under the authority of any law. (2) Exception.--Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the Secretary shall settle any outstanding loans under section 206 of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1446g) made before the effective date of this Act. (f) Effect on Existing Liability.--The amendments made by this section shall not affect the liability of any person under any provision of law as in effect before the effective date of this Act. (g) Effective Date.--This section and the amendments made by this section shall take effect on October 1, 1996. <all>