Text: H.R.6192 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/25/2012)


112th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6192

To extend certain of the supplemental agricultural disaster assistance programs through fiscal year 2012 and to continue to fund such assistance through the Agricultural Disaster Relief Trust Fund.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 25, 2012

Mrs. Emerson introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To extend certain of the supplemental agricultural disaster assistance programs through fiscal year 2012 and to continue to fund such assistance through the Agricultural Disaster Relief Trust Fund.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Supplemental Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012”.

SEC. 2. Supplemental agricultural disaster assistance.

(a) Federal Crop Insurance Act.—

(1) LIVESTOCK INDEMNITY PAYMENTS.—Section 531(c)(1) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1531(c)(1)) is amended by striking “The Secretary” and inserting “For fiscal year 2012, the Secretary”.

(2) LIVESTOCK FORAGE DISASTER PROGRAM.—Section 531(d)(2) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1531(d)(2)) is amended by striking “The Secretary” and inserting “For fiscal year 2012, the Secretary”.

(3) EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FOR LIVESTOCK, HONEY BEES, AND FARM-RAISED FISH.—Section 531(e)(1) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1531(e)(1)) is amended by striking “The Secretary shall use up to $50,000,000 per year from the Trust Fund” and inserting “For fiscal year 2012, the Secretary shall use up to $50,000,000 from the Trust Fund”.

(4) PERIOD OF EFFECTIVENESS.—Section 531(i) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1531(i)) is amended by striking “2011,” and inserting “2011 (and September 30, 2012, in the case of losses covered by subsections (c), (d), and (e)),”.

(b) Trade Act of 1974.—

(1) LIVESTOCK INDEMNITY PAYMENTS.—Section 901(c)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2497(c)(1)) is amended by striking “The Secretary” and inserting “For fiscal year 2012, the Secretary”.

(2) LIVESTOCK FORAGE DISASTER PROGRAM.—Section 901(d)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2497(d)(2)) is amended by striking “The Secretary” and inserting “For fiscal year 2012, the Secretary”.

(3) EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FOR LIVESTOCK, HONEY BEES, AND FARM-RAISED FISH.—Section 901(e)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2497(e)(1)) is amended by striking “The Secretary shall use up to $50,000,000 per year from the Trust Fund” and inserting “For fiscal year 2012, the Secretary shall use up to $50,000,000 from the Trust Fund”.

(4) PERIOD OF EFFECTIVENESS.—Section 901(i) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2497(i)) is amended by striking “2011,” and inserting “2011 (and September 30, 2012, in the case of losses covered by subsections (c), (d), and (e)),”.

(c) Agricultural disaster relief trust fund.—Section 902 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2497a) is amended—

(1) in subsection (b)(1), by striking “2011” and inserting “2012”; and

(2) in subsection (d), by striking “(as such sections are in effect on the date of the enactment of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008)”.

(d) Waiver of risk management purchase requirement.—Subsection (g) of section 531 of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1531) and subsection (g) of section 901 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2497) shall not apply in determining the eligibility of producers for assistance under subsections (c), (d), and (e) of such sections for losses covered by such subsections during fiscal year 2012.