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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/15/1988--Introduced.Food Security Act Amendments of 1988 - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949, effective for the 1988 wheat and feed grain crops, to exempt farmers in counties designated as disaster ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 15, 1988

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4823”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (13R, 3D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 4876 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 1988

H.R. 5015 (Related)
Disaster Assistance Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 11, 1988

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