S. 1729 (100th): Rural Economy Act of 1987


Sep 29, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote rural development, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/29/1987--Introduced.Rural Economy Act of 1987 - TitleI - General ProvisionsEstablishes in the Department of Agriculture a Rural Development Financing Authority, headed by an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture appointed by the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 29, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1729”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (18D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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