S. 1665 (100th): Farm Credit Act of 1987


Aug 7, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 4, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Melcher

Senator from Montana


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Farm Credit Act of 1971 to ensure the continuation of the Farm Credit System as a source of agricultural credit at fair and competitive rates; to increase farmer and rancher participation in the Farm Credit System; to restore the impairment of borrower stock in Farm Credit System institutions; to reform the lending practices on the Farm Credit System; to require forbearance on and restructuring of certain high-risk and nonaccrual loans; and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H.R. 3030 passed in lieu) Farm Credit Act Amendments of 1987 - TitleI - Farm Credit System AssistanceAmends the Farm Credit Act of 1971 to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 7, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 4, 1987
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1665”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (13R, 13D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3030 (Related)
Agricultural Credit Act of 1987

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 6, 1988

S. 1486 (Related)
Agricultural Producer and Farm Credit System Borrower Act of 1987

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 4, 1987

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