S.1955 - A bill to provide indemnity payments to certain farmers and other persons suffering losses due to contamination by polychlorinated biphenyls.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Melcher, John [D-MT] (Introduced 10/30/1979)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/30/1979 Referred to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1955 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/30/1979)
Permits the Secretary of Agriculture to make indemnity payments to producers, growers, and processors of poultry, eggs, poultry or egg products, swine, swine products, livestock, livestock products, and animal feeds who suffer losses because of contamination by polychlorinated biphenyls.
Sets forth the formula for determining the amount of such payments.
Authorizes the Secretary to use the funds and facilities of the Commodity Credit Corporation in carrying out this Act.