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H.R. 4817 (96th): Agriculture Adjustment Act of 1979

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A bill to amend the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 relating to increases in target prices of the 1979 crops of wheat, corn, and other crops under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.

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Jul 17, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


William “Bill” Alexander Jr.

Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district


See Instead

H.R. 3398 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Mar 18, 1980



Jul 17, 1979

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H.R. 4817 (96th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4817. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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