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Feb 21, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
This bill was introduced on February 21, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district
A bill to amend the Farm Credit Act of 1971 to achieve greater efficiency and fiscal responsibility by providing that the boards of directors of Federal land banks, of Federal intermediate credit banks, and of district banks for cooperatives shall be elected separately; to increase the independence of such banks in exercising their respective powers; and for other purposes.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1217”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1217 — 99th Congress: Farm Credit Private Control Restoration Act of 1985. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr1217
“H.R. 1217 — 99th Congress: Farm Credit Private Control Restoration Act of 1985.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr1217>
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