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H.R.686: Protect our Prairies Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
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Sponsor Kristi Noem, R-S.D.
Total Cosponsors 20 (11 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action March 1, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Protect our Prairies Act - Amends the Federal Crop Insurance Act to reduce crop insurance assistance and noninsured crop disaster assistance for crops grown on native sod acreage converted to cropland for the first four years.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 1, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.