S. 1643 (87th): An Act to improve and protect farm prices and farm income, to increase farmer participation in the development of farm programs, to adjust supplies of agricultural commodities in line with the requirements therefore, to improve distribution and expand expo

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87th Congress (1961–1962)


Enacted on Aug 8, 1961


Pub.L. 87-128


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Last Updated: Aug 8, 1961


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The Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act of 1961 (P.L. 87-128) authorized a major expansion of USDA lending activities, which at the time were administered by Farmers Home Administration (FmHA), but now through the Farm Service Agency. The legislation was originally enacted as the Consolidated Farmers Home Administration Act of 1961.

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