There is one summary for H.R.1647. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.