S.3644 - Farm Relief Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA] (Introduced 09/27/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||09/27/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3644 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/27/2008)
Farm Relief Act of 2008 - Amends the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007 to appropriate funds for: (1) emergency financial assistance to producers on a farm that incurred qualifying natural disaster-caused quantity or quality losses for the 2008 crop; (2) certain processors in Florida for natural disaster-caused crop and other losses in 2008; (3) certain first processors of sugarcane that operate in a county affected by a natural disaster or obtain sugarcane from a county affected by a natural disaster in Louisiana; and (4) certain sugarcane growers in Texas for natural disaster-caused demurrage, storage, and transportation costs in 2008.
Provides specified Commodity Credit Corporation funds for grants to state departments of agriculture for assistance to eligible catfish producers to help offset natural disaster-caused feed costs or economic losses in 2008.