TITLE

Tobacco buyout legislation still has hurdles to clear

AUTHOR(S)
Yancy, Cecil
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;8/18/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article comments on tobacco buyout legislation in the U.S. The tobacco buyout is in the forefront for farmers in the Southeastern States. Far from a done deal, the tobacco buyout is, however, the closest that it's been to reality. As the U.S. Congress recessed for the August break, the Senate and House had both passed legislation that included a tobacco buyout. The two bills differ substantially and will be resolved in conference committee. The buyout was part of a corporate tax bill to repeal an export tax rebate given certain businesses in earlier legislation. The bill contains numerous provisions.
ACCESSION #
14201507

 

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