House Bill 662
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Block Grant Assistance Act of 2023
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Jan 31, 2023
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H. R. 662 (Introduced-in-House)


118th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 662


To amend the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023 to improve disaster relief funding for agricultural producers, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 31, 2023

Mr. C. Scott Franklin of Florida (for himself and Ms. Wasserman Schultz) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023 to improve disaster relief funding for agricultural producers, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Block Grant Assistance Act of 2023”.

SEC. 2. Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023 amendment.

Title I of the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023 (division N of Public Law 117–328), is amended, in the matter under the heading “Office of the Secretary” under the heading “Processing, Research and Marketing” under the heading “AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS” under the heading “DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE”, by inserting “: Provided further, That the Secretary of Agriculture may provide assistance for losses described under this heading in this Act in the form of block grants to eligible States and territories” before the period at the end.