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S. 275 (95th): Food and Agriculture Act

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The United States Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 (P.L. 95-113, also known as the 1977 U.S. Farm Bill) was an omnibus farm bill. The S. 275 legislation was passed by the 95th U.S. Congressional session and signed into law by the 39th President of the United States Jimmy Carter on September 29, 1977.

It increased price and income supports and established a farmer-owned reserve for grain. It also established a new two-tiered pricing program for peanuts. Under the peanut program, producers were given an acreage allotment ...

Sponsor and status

Jan 18, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 29, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 29, 1977.

Pub.L. 95-113

Herman Talmadge

Senator for Georgia



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 1977



Jan 18, 1977

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May 16, 1977
Ordered Reported

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May 24, 1977
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jul 28, 1977
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Sep 29, 1977
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Sep 29, 1977
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 275 (95th) 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 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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