Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program; established. (HB1194)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program. Directs the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to establish and administer the Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program (the Program). The bill provides that any dairy farmer that has a resource management plan or nutrient management plan and participates in the federal margin coverage program for dairy producers at the Tier 1 level as contained in the federal Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 is eligible to participate in the Program. Under the bill, each year a Program participant will receive a refund of its annual premium payment paid into the federal program. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105211D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1194)
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2020Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/18/2020Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/25/2020Continued to 2021 in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)