H.R. 7796 (96th): A bill to provide soybean producers with the same protection from natural disasters as producers of wheat and feed grains.


Jul 22, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

7/22/1980--Introduced.Makes producers of the 1980 crop of soybeans eligible for compensation in the case of prevented plantings or failure to harvest normal crop acreage because of a natural disaster at ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 1980

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7796”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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H.R. 2335 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 1981

H.R. 7971 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 20, 1980

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