Home > 106th Congressional Bills > S. 130 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the dependent care credit refundable, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...

S. 130 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the dependent care credit refundable, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org








108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1309

 To provide emergency assistance to producers that have suffered crop 
                        losses due to disasters.


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             June 20, 2003

Mrs. Lincoln (for herself and Mr. Pryor) introduced the following bill; 
  which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, 
                        Nutrition, and Forestry

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 To provide emergency assistance to producers that have suffered crop 
                        losses due to disasters.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Emergency Agricultural Disaster 
Assistance Act of 2003''.

SEC. 2. CROP LOSS ASSISTANCE.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary of Agriculture (referred to in this 
Act as the ``Secretary'') shall use such sums as are necessary of the 
funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation to make emergency financial 
assistance available to producers on a farm that have incurred losses 
in a 2003 crop due to a disaster, as determined by the Secretary.
    (b) Administration.--Subject to subsection (a), the Secretary shall 
make assistance available under this section in the same manner as 
provided under section 1102 of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food 
and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 
(7 U.S.C. 1421 note; Public Law 105-277), including using the same loss 
thresholds as were used in administering that section.
    (c) Qualifying Losses.--Assistance under this section may be made 
for losses associated with crops that are, as determined by the 
Secretary--
            (1) quantity losses;
            (2) quality losses; or
            (3) severe economic losses due to damaging weather or 
        related condition.
    (d) Crops Covered.--Assistance under this section shall be 
applicable to losses for all crops (including losses of trees from 
which a crop is harvested, livestock, and fisheries), as determined by 
the Secretary, due to disasters.
    (e) Crop Insurance.--In carrying out this section, the Secretary 
shall not discriminate against or penalize producers on a farm that 
have purchased crop insurance under the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 
U.S.C. 1501 et seq.).

SEC. 3. COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION.

    The Secretary shall use the funds, facilities, and authorities of 
the Commodity Credit Corporation to carry out this Act.

SEC. 4. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION.

    (a) In General.--The entire amount made available under this Act 
shall be available only to the extent that the President submits to 
Congress an official budget request for a specific dollar amount that 
includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an 
emergency requirement for the purposes of the Balanced Budget and 
Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 900 et seq.).
    (b) Designation.--The entire amount made available under this Act 
is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement under sections 
251(b)(2)(A) and 252(e) of that Act (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A), 902(e)).

SEC. 5. REGULATIONS.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary may promulgate such regulations as 
are necessary to implement this Act.
    (b) Procedure.--The promulgation of the regulations and 
administration of this Act shall be made without regard to--
            (1) the notice and comment provisions of section 553 of 
        title 5, United States Code;
            (2) the Statement of Policy of the Secretary of Agriculture 
        effective July 24, 1971 (36 Fed. Reg. 13804), relating to 
        notices of proposed rulemaking and public participation in 
        rulemaking; and
            (3) chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code (commonly 
        known as the ``Paperwork Reduction Act'').
    (c) Congressional Review of Agency Rulemaking.--In carrying out 
this section, the Secretary shall use the authority provided under 
section 808 of title 5, United States Code.

                                 <all>

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 S. 674 (ris) To require truth-in-budgeting with respect to the on-budget trust funds. [Referral Instructions Senate] ...
2 H.R. 5188 (ih) To amend the Missing Children's Assistance Act to extend the applicability of such Act to individuals determined to have a mental capacity less than 18 years of age. [Introduced in House] ...
3 H.R. 2085 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to end the marriage penalty, [Introduced in House] ...
4 S. 1365 (is) To amend the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 to extend the authorization for the Historic Preservation Fund and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
5 S. 3144 (pcs) To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) to establish police powers for certain Inspector General agents engaged in official duties and provide an oversight mechanism for the exercise of those powers. [Placed on Calendar Se...
6 S. 755 (pcs) To extend the period for compliance with certain ethical standards for Federal prosecutors. [Placed on Calendar Senate] ...
7 H.R. 2923 (rh) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend expiring provisions, to fully allow the nonrefundable personal credits against regular tax liability, and for other purposes. [Reported in House] ...
8 H.Con.Res. 35 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
9 H.R. 4408 (ih) To reauthorize the Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act. [Introduced in House] ...
10 S. 2732 (is) To ensure that all States participating in the National Boll Weevil Eradication Program are treated equitably. [Introduced in Senate] ...
11 S. 1276 (is) To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. [Introduced in Senate] ...
12 H.R. 5616 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to taxpayers who purchase and install qualified security devices. [Introduced in House] ...
13 H.R. 1882 (ih) To amend provisions of law enacted by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 to ensure full analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules proposed by certain agencies, and for other purposes. [Introduced i...
14 H.R. 3516 (ih) To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to prohibit pelagic longline fishing in the exclusive economic zone in the Atlantic Ocean. [Introduced in House] ...
15 S. 1794 (rh) To designate the Federal courthouse at 145 East Simpson Avenue in Jackson, Wyoming, as the ``Clifford P. Hansen Federal Courthouse''. [Reported in House] ...
16 S. 2242 (is) To amend the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act of 1998 to improve [Introduced in Senate] ...
17 H.R. 2932 (rfs) To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the Golden Spike/Crossroads of the West National Heritage Area Study Area and to establish the Crossroads of the West Historic District in the State of Utah. [Referred in Senate...
18 H.Res. 383 (rh) Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules. [Reported in House] ...
19 H.R. 4691 (ih) To amend the farmland protection program of the Department of Agriculture to facilitate a regional approach to the acquisition of permanent conservation easements in the Chino Basin in the State of California. [Introduced in House] %%Filena...
20 H.R. 2100 (ih) To amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to prohibit the unauthorized destruction, modification, or alteration of product identification codes, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
21 H.R. 940 (enr) To designate the Lackawanna Valley and the Schuylkill River National Heritage Areas, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
22 H.R. 2252 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide increased tax incentives for the purchase of alternative fuel and electric vehicles, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
23 S. 2698 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an incentive to ensure that all Americans gain timely and equitable access to the Internet over current and future generations of broadband capability. [Introduced in Senate] ...
24 H.R. 4348 (ih) To require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to conduct a study of developing residential mortgage programs that provide low-cost health insurance in connection with low-cost mortgages. [Introduced in House] ...
25 H.Con.Res. 360 (ih) Expressing the sense of the Congress that Roberto Clemente was a great athlete and should be honored by a national day of recognition. [Introduced in House] ...
26 S. 128 (is) To terminate operation of the Extremely Low Frequency Communication System of the Navy. [Introduced in Senate] ...
27 S.Res. 310 (ats) Honoring the 19 members of the United States Marine Corps who died on April 8, 2000, and extending the condolences of the Senate on their deaths. [Agreed to Senate] ...
28 H.Res. 411 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
29 H.R. 3745 (rh) To authorize the addition of certain parcels to the Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa. [Reported in House] ...
30 H.R. 460 (ih) To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that the mandatory separation age for Federal firefighters be made the same as the age that applies with respect to Federal law enforcement officers. [Introduced in House] ...


Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy