7 U.S. Code § 1472 - Assistance for livestock producers
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(a) Definition of livestock
In this section, the term “livestock” includes elk, reindeer, bison, horses, and deer.
(b) Availability of assistance
In such amounts as are provided in advance in appropriation Acts, the Secretary of Agriculture may provide assistance to dairy and other livestock producers to cover economic losses incurred by such producers in connection with the production of livestock.
(c) Types of assistance
The assistance provided to livestock producers may be in the following forms:
The Secretary may not use the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation to provide assistance under this section.
Source(Pub. L. 107–171, title X, § 10104,May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 488; Pub. L. 108–447, div. A, title VII, § 785(b)(2),Dec. 8, 2004, 118 Stat. 2850; Pub. L. 109–97, title VII, § 784(b)(3),Nov. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 2162.)
Section was enacted as part of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, and not as part of the Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance Act of 1988 which comprises this subchapter or as part of the Agricultural Act of 1949 which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of the 1949 Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1421 of this title and Tables.
2005—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–97substituted “bison, horses, and deer” for “and bison”.
2004—Pub. L. 108–447added subsec. (a) and redesignated former subsecs. (a) to (d) as (b) to (e), respectively.
Effective Date of 2005 Amendment