S.3211 - A bill to amend the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007, to clarify eligibility for livestock indemnity payments.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT] (Introduced 06/26/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||06/26/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.|
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Summary: S.3211 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/26/2008)
Amends the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007 to redefine "natural disaster declaration" for purposes of the livestock compensation program.
States that for purposes of livestock indemnity payments: (1) eligible livestock losses shall include the death of livestock in a disaster county due to a natural disaster regardless of whether the death is related to any natural disaster that is the basis for a natural disaster declaration (for the disaster county); and (2) assistance applications must be filed not later than 180 days after enactment of this Act.