H.R. 2877 (97th): A bill to extend and amend the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 for the purpose of assuring adequate supplies of upland cotton and its products to meet food and fiber needs of consumers at reasonable prices.

Introduced:

Mar 26, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Bowen

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/26/1981--Introduced.Makes price support, marketing quota, base acreage allotment, and related provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 inapplicable to the 1982 through 1985 crops of upland cotton.Amends the Agricultural ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 9, 1981

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History

Introduced
Mar 26, 1981

Details

Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (5D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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