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H.R.1647: Great Lakes Assurance Program Verification Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
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Sponsor Candice S. Miller, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action May 3, 2013
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Bill Summary

Great Lakes Assurance Program Verification Act of 2013 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to require the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), in consultation with the Great Lakes States, to establish a Great Lakes basin initiative for agricultural non-point source pollution prevention.

Gives funding priority to producers that participate in a state verification program.

Defines "Great Lakes State" as Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, or Wisconsin.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 3, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
April 18, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.