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H.R. 653 (103rd): Watermelon Research and Promotion Improvement Act of 1993

To amend the Watermelon Research and Promotion Act to expand operation of the Act to the entire United States, to authorize the revocation of the refund provision of the Act, to modify the referendum procedures of the Act, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Glenn English

Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 27, 1993
Length: 14 pages
Jan 27, 1993
103rd Congress (1993–1994)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


5 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

See Instead

S. 778 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 14, 1993



Jan 27, 1993

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H.R. 653 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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