Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on November 16, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Abraham introduces bill to help Louisiana soybean farmers”
— Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5] (Sponsor) on Nov 27, 2018
Nov 16, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 14, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1238.
H.R. 7147 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to treat certain planted soybean crops as harvested commodity crops under the Market Facilitation Program, H.R. 7147, 115th Cong. (2018).
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