H.R.1647 - Great Lakes Assurance Program Verification Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10] (Introduced 04/18/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||05/03/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1647 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/18/2013)
Great Lakes Assurance Program Verification Act of 2013 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to require the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), in consultation with the Great Lakes States, to establish a Great Lakes basin initiative for agricultural non-point source pollution prevention.
Gives funding priority to producers that participate in a state verification program.
Defines "Great Lakes State" as Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, or Wisconsin.