A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 to provide drought relief, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for South Dakota's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Jul 7, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 7, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 7, 1988
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H.R. 4985 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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