S.1913 - American Prairie Conservation Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Introduced 10/04/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/04/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1913 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/04/2017)
American Prairie Conservation Act
This bill amends the Federal Crop Insurance Act and the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to modify provisions, known as sodsaver provisions, that reduce benefits under the Department of Agriculture (USDA) crop insurance and noninsured crop disaster assistance programs for farmers who plant crops on native sod.
The bill also amends the Agriculture Act of 2014 to extend the requirement for USDA to submit annual reports to Congress regarding cropland acreage.