H.R. 1425 (100th): Family Farm Act


Mar 5, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard “Dick” Gephardt

Representative for Missouri's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide price and income protection to family farmers through the management of the supply of the 1988 through 2000 crops of certain agricultural commodities, to enhance the ability of eligible farm borrowers of qualifying States and the farm creditors of such borrowers to restructure farm loans, to provide grants to States to assist persons leaving farming, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/5/1987--Introduced.Family Farm Act - TitleI - Agricultural Commodity Supply ManagementAmends the Agricultural Act of 1949, effective for the 1988 through 2000 crop years, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 5, 1987

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1425”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


37 cosponsors (37D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 658 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 1987

H.R. 3030 (Related)
Agricultural Credit Act of 1987

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 6, 1988

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