S. 2631 (100th): Drought Assistance Act of 1988


Jul 12, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 28, 1988 but was never passed by the House.


Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide drought assistance to agricultural producers, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/1988--Indefinitely postponed in Senate.(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate) Drought Assistance Act of 1988 - TitleI - Emergency Livestock AssistanceAmends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to add a new title VI ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 12, 1988

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 14, 1988
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 28, 1988
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2631”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


49 cosponsors (29D, 20R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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