S. 1490 (108th): Tobacco Market Transition Act of 2003


Jul 30, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 2, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Sep 2, 2003
Length: 62 pages

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 30, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 2, 2003
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.

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) (show)

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3160 (Related)
Tobacco Reduction, Accountability, and Community Enhancement Act of 2003

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 2003

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