H.R.2487 - REAPS Act of 2011

To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to terminate direct payments for the 2012 crop year. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to terminate direct payments for the 2012 crop year. as introduced.
  • Short: REAPS Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Reducing the Deficit through Eliminating Agriculture Direct Payment Subsidies Act of 2011 as introduced.

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07/11/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Senator

Jeff Flake

R-AZ

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Official Summary

Reducing the Deficit through Eliminating Agriculture Direct Payment Subsidies Act of 2011 or REAPS Act of 2011 - Amends the the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to terminate direct payments for covered commodities and peanuts. Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to limit to $65,0

Official Summary

Reducing the Deficit through Eliminating Agriculture Direct Payment Subsidies Act of 2011 or REAPS Act of 2011 - Amends the the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to terminate direct payments for covered commodities and peanuts. Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to limit to $65,000 per crop year:
(1) average crop revenue election (ACRE) and counter-cyclical payments for one or more covered commodities, and
(2) ACRE payments for peanuts. Applies such provisions to the 2012 crop year.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.2487

  • Citizens Against Government Waste
  • National Taxpayers Union
  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
  • New Hampshire Public Interest Research Group

Organizations Opposing H.R.2487

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