Vote — Feb 9, 2016 2:18 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 90/0
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Jul 12, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
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.
Senator from Vermont
A bill to provide drought assistance to agricultural producers, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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.
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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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 2631 — 100th Congress: Drought Assistance Act of 1988. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/s2631
“S. 2631 — 100th Congress: Drought Assistance Act of 1988.” www.GovTrack.us. 1988. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/s2631>
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|quote=Drought Assistance Act of 1988