H.R.4033 - Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jenkins, William L. [R-TN-1] (Introduced 03/25/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||03/31/2004 Executive Comment Requested from USDA.|
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Summary: H.R.4033 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/25/2004)
Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 - Amends, and repeals, specified agricultural Acts to eliminate tobacco quota and price support programs.
Provides for: (1) transitional payments (funded by appropriations made by this Act) to tobacco quota holders and active producers of quota tobacco; (2) geographic restrictions on tobacco expansion through penalties for tobacco grown outside traditional tobacco counties; and (3) county committee resolution of payment disputes.