H.R. 4954 (100th): A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 to permit farmers to hay and graze on set-aside acreage with respect to a crop of wheat or feed grains if their farms were situated in areas declared natural disasters by the Secretary of Agriculture during the preceding calendar year.


Jun 30, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 30, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Royden Dyson

Representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/30/1988--Introduced.Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to permit haying and grazing on wheat or feed grain set-aside acreage in disaster-designated areas. Read more >

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Jun 30, 1988

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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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