Find your legislators by address, ZIP code or name
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|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Candice S. Miller, R-Mich.|
|Introduced||April 18, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 3, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
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)
|May 3, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.|
|April 18, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.|