US SB125 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-15 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Pending: Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

REDUCE Government Waste Act Removing Excessive Dollars to Uproot and Cut Expensive Government Waste Act This bill repeals the rules for peanuts under the nonrecourse marketing assistance loan program administered by the Department of Agriculture (USDA). (Under a nonrecourse marketing assistance loan, a farmer pledges a commodity as collateral and may deliver the pledged collateral to USDA to repay the loan.) The bill also prohibits federal funds from being used for the development of (1) a beerbot or other robot bartender; or (2) insect-based foods for human consumption, including cricket farming and taste-testing of insect-based foods.

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Title

REDUCE Government Waste Act Removing Excessive Dollars to Uproot and Cut Expensive Government Waste Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-15SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

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