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Virginia Senate Bill 1193/House Bill 1750 (2021)

A bill to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Title 3.2 a chapter numbered 33.1, consisting of sections numbered 3.2-3304 through 3.2-3307, relating to Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program; report.

This bill establishes the Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program to be administered by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The program provides that any dairy farmer with a resource or nutrient management plan who participates in the federal margin coverage program for dairy producers at the tier I level (in the 2018 Farm Bill) is eligible to participate. Participants receive yearly refunds of their annual premiums paid into the federal program, provided on a first-come first-served basis.

This bill was enacted on March 24, 2021.

Downloadable Documents
Authority Type
Statutes and Ordinances
State
Virginia
Level of Government
State
Keywords
Environmental Benefits, Farming Practices, Soil Health
Citation
Virginia SB.1193, HB.1750 (2021).

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