H.R. 3177 (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.


Apr 9, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 9, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Bowen
Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
4/9/1981--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 ...

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Apr 9, 1981


10 cosponsors (7D, 3R) (show)
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