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


Feb 25, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Enacted as H.R. 1340 (companion bill)

Leon Panetta

Representative for California's 16th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

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Feb 25, 1987

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H.R. 1340 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 8, 1988

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