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H.R. 6590 (97th): No Net Cost Tobacco Program Act of 1982

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The No Net Cost Tobacco Act of 1982 (P.L. 97-218) required that the Tobacco Price Support Program operate at no net cost to taxpayers, other than for the administrative expenses common to all price support programs. To satisfy this mandate, sellers and buyers (including importers) of tobacco were assessed equally to build a capital account that was drawn upon to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) for any losses of principal and interest resulting from nonrecourse loan operations. Other provisions of this law provided for reducing the level of ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Jun 15, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 20, 1982

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 20, 1982.

Law:

Pub.L. 97-218

Sponsor:

Charles Rose III

Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 1982

History

Jun 15, 1982
 
Introduced

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Jun 16, 1982
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 21, 1982
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 14, 1982
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jul 20, 1982
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jul 20, 1982
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 6590 (97th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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