H.R. 5077 (100th): A bill to fund drought relief and related programs by transferring to the Secretary of Agriculture amounts made available from reduced costs of storing agricultural commodities due to distribution by the Commodity Credit Corporation of such commodities through a voucher program of aid to farmers affected by drought.


Jul 14, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 14, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Austin Murphy

Representative for Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

7/14/1988--Introduced.Applies specified Commodity Credit Corporation funds: (1) against outstanding Farmers Home Loan Administration direct and guaranteed loans; (2) for drought-resistant plant and livestock research and development; (3) for long term ... Read more >

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Jul 14, 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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