H.R. 4985 (100th): Emergency Agricultural Relief Act of 1988


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.


Tim Johnson

Representative for South Dakota's 1st congressional district


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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 7, 1988

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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