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house Bill H.R. 1589

Small Farm Insurance Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      Committee on Agriculture
      General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
    IntroducedApril 16th, 2013

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Title

Small Farm Insurance Act of 2013

Official Title

To expand the noninsured crop assistance program established by the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to provide coverages for eligible crops under the program equivalent to additional coverage available under the Federal Crop Insurance Act.

Summary

Small Farm Insurance Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to provide coverages for eligible crops based on individual yields (other than for value-loss crops) under the noninsured crop disaster assistance program equivalent to: (1) catastrophic risk protection, or (2) specified additional coverage. Provides reduced premiums for limited resource, beginning, and socially disadvantaged producers.

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