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House Committee on AgricultureLivestock, Rural Development, and CreditIntroducedJuly 23rd, 2009
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Dairy Relief and Market Stabilization Act
To respond to the current over-supply of milk by temporarily increasing the payment rate for payments under the milk income loss contract program and by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to facilitate the efforts of producer associations and other third parties to remove dairy cows from production, and for other purposes.
Family Dairy Preservation Act of 2009 - Amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to increase milk income loss contract payments for the period March 1, 2009-November 30, 2009. Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to: (1) determine the number of dairy cows to be removed from production to bring national milk supply and demand in line; and (2) contract with a producer association or other third party to encourage dairy producers to remove dairy cows from production.