H.R. 2140 (99th): A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to take steps to cause the exportation, at competitive world prices, of basic agricultural commodities produced in the United States.


Apr 18, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 18, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Wes Watkins

Representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

4/18/1985--Introduced.Amends the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to take all feasible steps to cause the exportation at competitive world prices of basic agricultural ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 18, 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. 2140”). 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. 1667 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 1987

H.R. 6 (Related)
Water Resources Development Act of 1986

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 17, 1986

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