H.R.1673 - Agricultural Trucking Relief Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] (Introduced 03/11/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/12/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1673 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/11/2019)
Agricultural Trucking Relief Act of 2019
This bill revises regulations related to the transportation of agricultural commodities.
Specifically, the bill expands the definition of agricultural commodity to include (1) aquaculture, horticultural, and floricultural commodities; (2) fruits; (3) vegetables; (4) any non-human living animal and the products thereof; and (5) other agricultural products that are sensitive to temperature or climate and at risk of perishing in transit. Under current law, an agricultural commodity means any agricultural commodity, non-processed food, feed, fiber, or livestock.