Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program; established. (HB1750)

Introduced By

Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

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 »

Status

01/20/2021: In Subcommittee

History

DateAction
12/09/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102311D
12/09/2020Committee
12/09/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1750)
01/18/2021Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2021Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2021Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources

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