H.R.4264 - Equality for Women Farmers Act

To provide for resolution of certain discrimination claims against the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To provide for resolution of certain discrimination claims against the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Equality for Women Farmers Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Equality for Women Farmers Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to attempt to notify potential claimants of a three-year opportunity to submit a claim for gender discrimination damages against the Department of Agriculture for failing to provide or review applications for farm loans,

Official Summary

Equality for Women Farmers Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to attempt to notify potential claimants of a three-year opportunity to submit a claim for gender discrimination damages against the Department of Agriculture for failing to provide or review applications for farm loans, farm loan servicing, or disaster loans during the period January 1, 1981, through the date of enactment of this Act. Directs the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to appoint a Special Master to adjudicate such claims. Prohibits the Department from initiating foreclosure on collateral or secured property of an eligible claimant during such three-year period. Sets forth audit and reporting provisions.

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