To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to reauthorize the farm and ranch stress assistance network, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 13, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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13 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“ICYMI: Emmer Urges Congress to Support Farmers, Take Action on STRESS Act”
— Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6] (Sponsor) on May 17, 2018
“Young joins colleagues to address farmer suicide crisis”
— Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 15, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
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H.R. 5259 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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