H.R. 999 (99th): Fair Trade in Agriculture Act


Feb 6, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 6, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Glenn English Jr.

Representative for Oklahoma's 6th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to use the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation to subsidize the export sale of domestic agricultural commodities in reciprocation for subsidies paid by foreign governments to export foreign agricultural commodities, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/6/1985--Introduced.Fair Trade in Agriculture Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to spend a specified amount of Commodity Credit Corporation funds to subsidize the export sale of domestic agricultural commodities ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 6, 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. 999”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3D, 2R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 1986

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