H.R. 1739 (112th): Free Sugar Act of 2011

Introduced:
May 05, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Bob Dold
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 05, 2011
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
S. 685 (identical)

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REFRESH Act of 2011

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Last Action: Oct 05, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 05, 2011
Referred to Committee May 05, 2011
 
Full Title

To repeal the Federal sugar program.

Summary

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Cosponsors
24 cosponsors (15R, 9D) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

House Ways and Means

Trade

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5/5/2011--Introduced.
Free Sugar Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to repeal the sugar loan program.

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