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S. 2855 (97th): Federal Seed Act Amendments of 1982

A bill to amend the Federal Seed Act with respect to prohibitions relating to interstate commerce in seed mixtures intended for lawn and turf purposes and prohibitions relating to importation of certain seeds, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Aug 18, 1982
97th Congress (1981–1982)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


Samuel Hayakawa

Senator for California


See Instead

H.R. 7005 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 8, 1983



Aug 18, 1982

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 2855 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2855. This is the one from the 97th Congress.

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

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