Summary: H.R.4177 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4177. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (12/02/2009)

Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to: (1) make a supplemental direct commodity payment to eligible producers that previously received such a payment; (2) make grants to states to assist eligible specialty crop producers for losses associated with drought or excessive rainfall during 2009; (3) provide supplemental assistance to eligible producers and first-handlers of the 2009 crop of cottonseed in disaster counties; (4) continue to carry out the 2002 livestock compensation program and provide assistance to any applicant that conducts a livestock operation located in a disaster county or produces fish classified within the family Ictaluridae (catfish); and (5) make payments to eligible producers for livestock losses occurring in a disaster county.