S.2691 - Farmer Red Tape Reduction Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bond, Christopher S. [R-MO] (Introduced 03/04/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/04/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1524-1527) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2691 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
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.