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H.R. 4823 (100th): Food Security Act Amendments of 1988

A bill to authorize and direct the Secretary of Agriculture to waive the collection and refund of advance deficiency payments made for the 1988 crops of wheat and feed grains because of drought, flood or other natural disaster, or other condition beyond the control of the producers in an area where the producers' crops were located and were substantially affected by it.

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Sponsor and status


Jun 15, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 15, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Earl Coleman

Representative for Missouri's 6th congressional district



Jun 15, 1988

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H.R. 4823 (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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