H.R. 4896 (100th): Emergency Agricultural Relief Act of 1988


Jun 22, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jerome Traxler

Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide disaster assistance to farmers affected by drought and other natural disasters during 1988.

Summary (CRS)

6/22/1988--Introduced.Emergency Agricultural Relief Act of 1988 - Provides assistance to program and nonprogram agricultural producers who have experienced at least 50 percent crop losses in 1988 due to drought or ... Read more >

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Jun 22, 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. 4896”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (11D, 6R) (show)
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H.R. 5015 (Related)
Disaster Assistance Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 11, 1988

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