Text: H.R.7108 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/04/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7108


To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to allow for emergency use of certain land during a pandemic, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 4, 2020

Mr. Marshall (for himself and Ms. Craig) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to allow for emergency use of certain land during a pandemic, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Emergency use of CRP land during pandemic.

Section 1233(b)(1)(B)(i)(I) of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3833(b)(1)(B)(i)(I)) is amended—

(1) in the matter preceding item (aa), by striking “or other emergency,” and inserting “or other emergency (including a pandemic),”; and

(2) in item (cc), by inserting “or pandemic” after “natural disaster event”.


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