About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 to provide drought relief, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
7/7/1988--Introduced.Emergency Agricultural Relief Act of 1988 - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to provide disaster payments for wheat, feed grains, rice, and upland cotton lost in 1988 to drought ...
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Jul 7, 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. 4985”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Disaster Assistance Act of 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 11, 1988
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4985 — 100th Congress: Emergency Agricultural Relief Act of 1988. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr4985
“H.R. 4985 — 100th Congress: Emergency Agricultural Relief Act of 1988.” www.GovTrack.us. 1988. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr4985>
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