H.R. 2407 (99th): Agricultural Fair Trade Act of 1985


May 7, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Bill” Thomas

Representative for California's 20th congressional district


See Instead:

S. 1049 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 19, 1985

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to assist in expanding and increasing foreign markets for agricultural commodities and the products of such commodities produced in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/7/1985--Introduced.Agricultural Fair Trade Act of 1985 - Amends the Food for Peace Act of 1966 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to guarantee intermediate agricultural export loans.Includes the promotion of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 7, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2407”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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