H.R. 1265 (100th): Agricultural Commodity Distribution Act of 1987

Introduced:
Feb 25, 1987 (100th Congress, 1987–1988)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Leon Panetta
Representative for California's 16th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 1340 (identical)

Signed by the President
Jan 08, 1988

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 25, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 25, 1987
Referred to Committee Feb 25, 1987
 
Full Title

A bill to improve the administration of the Department of Agriculture commodity distribution activities, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

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2/25/1987--Introduced.
Agricultural Commodity Distribution Act of 1987 - Amends the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to take specified actions to improve the distribution and quality of surplus commodities donated by the Department of Agriculture for school and other nutrition assistance programs. Directs the Secretary to establish an advisory council, whose authority shall terminate on September 30, 1992, on the distribution of such donated agricultural commodities.

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