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      house Committees
      House Committee on Agriculture
      Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit
    IntroducedApril 25th, 2013

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Title

Dairy Freedom Act

Official Title

To establish a dairy producer margin insurance program for the purpose of protecting dairy producer income by paying participating dairy producers margin insurance payments when actual dairy producer margins are less than a threshold level, and for other purposes.

Summary

Dairy Freedom Act - Amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a dairy producer margin insurance program to protect dairy producer income by paying participating dairy producers margin insurance payments when actual dairy producer margins are less than such payments' threshold levels. Makes the program available to all U.S. dairy producers. Sets forth program provisions. Repeals: (1) the dairy product price support program, (2) the milk income loss contract program, and (3) the dairy export incentive program.

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