H.R.6581 - To appropriate funds for the provision of emergency financial assistance to producers and first handlers of fresh tomatoes for losses incurred as a result of the removal of fresh tomatoes and products containing fresh tomatoes from the market and other actions undertaken in response to a public health advisory regarding tomatoes issued by the Food and Drug Administration in June 2008.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Mahoney, Tim [D-FL-16] (Introduced 07/23/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||10/03/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Horticulture and Organic Agriculture. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6581 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/23/2008)
Appropriates funds to the Secretary of Agriculture for payments to growers and first handlers of fresh tomatoes that experienced crop and/or market losses resulting from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Public Health Advisory issued on June 7, 2008.
Limits payments to not more than 75% of the greater of: (1) the value of the unmarketed tomatoes; and (2) the actual loss incurred by the grower or handler.