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H.R. 2059 (100th): Farmers Home Loan Buy Back Act of 1987

A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out the sale of assets required by section 1001 of the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1986 by offering to sell notes and other obligations issued by public bodies to the issuer before offering to sell them to the public.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Apr 9, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 9, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Jontz

Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district



Apr 9, 1987

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H.R. 2059 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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