H.R. 3392 (98th): A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949.

Jun 22, 1983 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 98-59.
Charles Rose III
Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated
Jul 25, 1983
Related Bills
H.R. 1629 (99th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 20, 1985


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 25, 1983.

Introduced Jun 22, 1983
Referred to Committee Jun 22, 1983
Reported by Committee Jun 29, 1983
Passed House Jul 11, 1983
Passed Senate with Changes Jul 13, 1983
Senate Agreed to Changes Jul 14, 1983
Signed by the President Jul 25, 1983
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7/14/1983--House receded and concurred with amendment.
(House receded and concurred in Senate amendment with an amendment) Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set 1983 quota tobacco supports at 1982 levels.
Amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to:
(1) increase from five to ten percent the downward burley tobacco quota adjustment that the Secretary of Agriculture may make to reduce surpluses;
(2) decrease the national burley tobacco factor (for quota determinations) from 95 to 90 percent; and
(3) require the Secretary to conduct an import review and investigation if burley surpluses exceed 20 percent of the national marketing quota, or if a downward price support adjustment of more than 35 percent occurs.

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