S. 2147 (100th): A bill to provide that surplus dairy products should be provided to carry out the temporary emergency food assistance program before certain dairy export programs, to extend such dairy export programs, and for other purposes.


Mar 4, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

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


John Melcher

Senator from Montana


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

3/4/1988--Introduced.Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to extend through FY 1991: (1) the dairy export incentive program; and (2) the export sales of dairy products program. Amends the Temporary ... Read more >

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Mar 4, 1988

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Jun 14, 1988
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2147”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 4532 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 4, 1988

S. 2560 (Related)
Hunger Prevention Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 19, 1988

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