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Fair Access for Farmers and Ranchers Act of 2018

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A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to grant farm numbers to individuals with certain documentation, to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to include qualified intermediaries as recipients of farm ownership loans, to provide for a study of farmland tenure, and for other purposes.

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06/21/2018Introduced in Senate

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06/21/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC]* 06/21/2018

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Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry06/21/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/21/2018)

Fair Access for Farmers and Ranchers Act of 2018

This bill makes certain farmers operating on land that is heirs' property (e.g., property received from an owner who died without a will) eligible to receive a farm number and participate in Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs. The bill also requires USDA to collect and report on data related to farmland ownership, tenure, transition, and entry of beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers.