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H.R.1890: Balancing Food, Farm, and the Environment 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||Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore.|
|Total Cosponsors||25 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||May 8, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 22, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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Balancing Food, Farm, and the Environment Act of 2013 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to make a producer violating certain conservation requirements under the highly erodible land or wetland programs ineligible for federal crop insurance premiums.
Requires producers under the highly erodible land program and the wetland conservation program to comply with specified conservation requirements.
Extends and revises: (1) the conservation reserve program, (2) the conservation stewardship program, and (3) the environmental quality incentives program.
Establishes: (1) a conservation reserve easement program, and (2) a conservation innovation grant program.
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to use Commodity Credit Corporation funds and facilities to carry out the following programs through FY2018: (1) the conservation reserve program, (2) the conservation security program, (3) the conservation stewardship program, (4) the environmental quality...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 22, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.|
|May 8, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.|