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house Bill H.R. 2776

RELATE with the Farm Act of 2013

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      Committee on Agriculture
      Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
    IntroducedJuly 22nd, 2013

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RELATE with the Farm Act of 2013

Official Title

To establish a regulatory review process for rules that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency plans to propose, and for other purposes.


Review EPA's Language on Agriculture and Thoroughly Engage with the Farm Act of 2013 or the RELATE with the Farm Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to review publications that may give notice that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is preparing or plans to prepare any guidance, policy, memorandum, regulation, or statement of general applicability and future effect that may have a significant impact on a substantial number of agricultural entities. Requires the Secretary, for each publication item determined to have a possible significant impact, to: (1) solicit from the EPA Administrator information to facilitate a review of the item, (2) produce an economic impact statement, (3) identify representatives of potentially affected agricultural entities to obtain advice and recommendations about the potential impacts of the item, and (4) convene a review panel that includes the Secretary to analyze the publication item. Provides procedures for submission by the Secretary of comments to the Administrator for inclusion in the administrative record and for waiver of a panel's initiation.

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