S. 1205 (101st): Foreign Currency Agricultural Research Competitiveness Act of 1989


Jun 20, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 20, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Spark Matsunaga

Senator from Hawaii


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Agriculture Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 to permit foreign currency proceeds derived from the sale of commodities to be used to support research and development programs in agriculture and aquaculture, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/20/1989--Introduced.Foreign Currency Agricultural Research Competitiveness Act of 1989 - Amends the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 (PL 480) to include agricultural, forestry, and aquacultural research within the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 20, 1989

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. 1205”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (5R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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