S. 2980 (95th): A bill to facilitate the work of the U.S. Department of Agriculture; to protect the confidentiality of information furnished to the Department by individuals, establishments and enterprises and for other purposes.


Apr 25, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Eastland

Senator from Mississippi


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

4/25/1978--Introduced.Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to collect statistics pertaining to all aspects of agriculture in the United States. Requires the Secretary to limit access to the identity of the sources ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 25, 1978

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2980”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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