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S. 2426 (97th): A bill to clarify and extend the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to collect fees to cover United States Government costs incident to the issuance of phytosanitary certificates with regard to plants and plant products intended for exportation and for the testing, certification, inspection and quarantine of import and export animals and certain products and materials.

Sponsor and status


Apr 22, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 22, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jesse Helms

Senator for North Carolina



Apr 22, 1982

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S. 2426 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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