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SF 1698

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 04/10/2019 09:13am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; establishing a dairy producer margin coverage premium
assistance program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [17.123] DAIRY PRODUCER MARGIN COVERAGE PREMIUM
ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Program. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must establish and administer a dairy
producer margin coverage premium assistance program for premiums paid by Minnesota
dairy producers participating in the federal dairy margin coverage program authorized in
the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Eligibility. new text end

new text begin A dairy producer who participates in the federal dairy margin
coverage program and satisfies the requirements in this section is eligible to receive financial
assistance from the commissioner under this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Payment rates. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must reimburse an eligible producer at a
rate equal to 30 cents per hundredweight of milk up to the first 5,000,000 pounds of milk
enrolled in the federal dairy margin coverage program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Procedure. new text end

new text begin A dairy producer must submit a completed application to the
commissioner in a form required by the commissioner. As part of the application, the dairy
producer must submit proof of participation in the federal dairy margin coverage program
in the form of a valid premium payment receipt or other documentation as approved by the
commissioner.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2020 and $....... in fiscal year 2021 are appropriated from the general
fund to the commissioner of agriculture for purposes of this act.
new text end