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H.R. 12322 (89th): An Act to enable cotton growers to establish, finance and carry out a coordinated program of research and promotion to improve the competitive position of, and, to expand markets for cotton

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The Cotton Research and Promotion Act (Pub.L. 89–502, 80 Stat. 279, enacted July 13, 1966) is an act passed by the United States Congress in 1966 in response to the declining market of cotton, in order to build consumer demand and "sell the story of American upland cotton". Cotton's share of the total retail and home furnishings market was 66 percent in the 1960s, but by 1975, that number had fallen to a record low of 34 percent.

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89th Congress (1965–1966)

Enacted on Jul 13, 1966

Pub.L. 89-502

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 1966