H.R. 1766 (99th): Barter Promotion Act of 1985


Mar 27, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 27, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Byron Dorgan

Representative for North Dakota At Large


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote the export agricultural commodities owned or acquired by the Commodity Credit Corporation by facilitating the use of barter for materials produced in foreign countries, to develop markets for United States agricultural commodities, to protect the assets of the Commodity Credit Corporation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/27/1985--Introduced.Barter Promotion Act of 1985 - Declares that it is the policy of the United States to promote U.S. agricultural exports and to protect the assets of the Commodity Credit ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 27, 1985

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1766”). 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 6377 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 3, 1984

H.R. 4800 (Related)
Trade and International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1986

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 1986

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