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Introduced in Senate (01/15/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 125


To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to repeal the forfeiture rule for peanuts under the nonrecourse marketing assistance loan program, prohibit the use of Federal funds for certain activities, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 15, 2019

Ms. Cortez Masto (for herself and Mr. Lee) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry


A BILL

To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to repeal the forfeiture rule for peanuts under the nonrecourse marketing assistance loan program, prohibit the use of Federal funds for certain activities, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Removing Excessive Dollars to Uproot and Cut Expensive Government Waste Act” or the “REDUCE Government Waste Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of special rule for peanuts.

Section 1201 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (7 U.S.C. 9031) is amended by striking subsection (e).

SEC. 3. Prohibition on use of funds for development of beerbots.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no Federal funds may be used for the development of a beerbot or other robot bartender.

SEC. 4. Prohibition on use of funds for development of insect-based foods.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no Federal funds may be used for the development of insect-based foods for human consumption, including cricket farming and taste-testing of insect-based foods.