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house Bill H.R. 1567

New Fair Deal CEO's Act of 2013

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New Fair Deal CEO's Act of 2013

Official Title

To eliminate corporate welfare programs of the Department of Agriculture, the Department of the Interior, the Department of Transportation, and other Federal agencies.


New Fair Deal Consolidating and Eliminating Outdated Subsidies Act of 2013 or New Fair Deal CEO's Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to repeal the sugar price support and production adjustment programs, and terminate sugar marketing quotas and allotments. Eliminates tariffs on: (1) raw sugar cane, (2) beet sugar, and (3) certain refined sugar. Repeals the Fish and Seafood Promotion Act of 1986. Amends federal shipping law to terminate the authority of the Secretary of Commerce or the Administrator of the Maritime Administration to guarantee the payment of principal and interest on direct loans for fisheries. Repeals: (1) the high-speed rail corridor development program, (2) the authority of the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) (Secretary) under the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 to provide direct loans and loan guarantees for railroad rehabilitation and improvement projects, and (3) the Secretary's authority to carry out railroad safety research and development programs. Repeals the Maritime Guaranteed Loan Program. Repeals the Secretary's authority to reimburse (subsidize) the Secretary of Agriculture and the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) for increased ocean freight and ocean freight differential transportation charges incurred in the export of agricultural commodities and their products. Terminates: (1) the Appalachian Regional Commission, and (2) the Economic Development Administration (EDA) of the Department of Commerce. Repeals the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965. Requires the President to take necessary action to conclude the outstanding affairs of each program and activity terminated by this Act.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Agriculture
      General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
      Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
      Committee on Armed Services
      Seapower and Projection Forces
      Committee on Financial Services
      Committee on Natural Resources
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
      Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
      Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedApril 15th, 2013

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