S.281 - Farm Program Integrity Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 02/12/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||02/12/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.|
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Summary: S.281 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/12/2013)
Farm Program Integrity Act of 2013 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to establish a per farm cap of $50,000 on commodity program benefits and $75,000 on marketing loan program benefits ($125,000 total). Increases such limit to $250,000 for married couples.
Limits benefits eligibility to active producers.
Establishes criteria for determining whether a person acting as a farm manager is actively engaged in farming for such purposes. (Permits only one such eligibility per farm operation.)