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H.R. 4267 (99th): A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 to provide increased income to producers of wheat and feed grains for the 1986 through 1990 crops of such commodities, to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to provide by law for a debt adjustment program and to require the interest rate for buy-down loans to be not greater than the cost of money to the lending institution, and for other purposes.

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Feb 27, 1986
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


Berkley Bedell

Representative for Iowa's 6th congressional district



23 Cosponsors (22 Democrats, 1 Republican)



Feb 27, 1986

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H.R. 4267 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4267. This is the one from the 99th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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