Summary

To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to provide producers with the opportunity to purchase crop insurance coverage based on both an individual yield and loss basis and... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Oct 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
Oct 5, 2011

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Bill Text

A BILL

To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to provide producers with the opportunity to purchase crop insurance coverage based on both an individual yield and loss basis and an area yield and loss basis in order to allow producers to cover all or a portion of their deductible under the individual yield and loss policy, to improve the accuracy of actual production history determinations, 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 ``Crop Risk Options Plan Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. TOTAL COVERAGE OPTION FOR CROP INSURANCE BASED ON BOTH AN INDIVIDUAL YIELD AND LOSS BASIS AND AN AREA YIELD AND LOSS BASIS.

(a) Availability of Total Coverage Option.--Section 508(c) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1508(c)) is amended by striking paragraph (3) and inserting the following new paragraph: ``(3) Yield and loss basis options.--A producer shall have the option of purchasing additional coverage based on-- ``(A) Individual yield and loss basis.--A producer shall have the option of purchasing additional coverage based on an individual yield and loss basis. ``(B) Area yield and loss basis.--If area coverage is offered by the Corporation in an area, a producer shall have the option of purchasing additional coverage based on an area yield and loss basis instead of an individual yield and loss basis. ``(C) Total coverage option.--If area coverage is offered by the...

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