About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to eliminate the Federal quota and price support programs for tobacco, to provide assistance to quota holders, tobacco producers, and tobacco-dependent communities, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
7/30/2003--Introduced.Tobacco Market Transition Act of 2003 - Amends, and repeals, specified agricultural Acts to eliminate tobacco quota and price support programs, including no net cost provisions.Adds a new subtitle, Subtitle ...
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Jul 30, 2003
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Sep 2, 2003
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1490”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
12 cosponsors (8R, 4D)
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Tobacco Reduction, Accountability, and Community Enhancement Act of 2003
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1490 — 108th Congress: Tobacco Market Transition Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s1490
“S. 1490 — 108th Congress: Tobacco Market Transition Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s1490>
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