Summary: S.2691 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/04/2008)

Farmer Red Tape Reduction Act of 2008 - Amends the Federal Crop Insurance Reform and Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to require that each agency publish in the Federal Register a biennial agricultural regulatory flexibility agenda that shall: (1) describe the subject area of any proposed rule that is likely to have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of agricultural entities; (2) provide a summary of, the legal basis for, and an approximate schedule for completing action on a rule under consideration; and (3) provide the name and telephone number of an agency official who is knowledgeable concerning the rule.

Authorizes an agricultural entity that is adversely affected by a final agency action to seek judicial review.

Establishes within the Department of Agriculture an Office of Advocacy of the Department of Agriculture.