S. 1036 (99th): Southern Agriculture Act of 1985

Introduced:
May 01, 1985 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Status:
Died (Reported by Committee)
Sponsor
Howell Heflin
Senator from Alabama
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
S. 1714 (Related)
Agriculture, Food, Trade, and Conservation Act of 1985

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 1985

 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 19, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 01, 1985
Referred to Committee May 01, 1985
Reported by Committee Sep 19, 1985
 
Full Title

A bill to revise and extend programs to provide price support and production stabilization for peanuts and upland cotton, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

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5/1/1985--Introduced.
Southern Agriculture Act of 1985 -
Title I - Cotton
Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to establish for the 1986 through 1989 cotton crops: (1) loan rates; (2) target prices; (3) disaster payments; and (4) acreage reduction and land diversion provisions. Suspends base acreage allotment and marketing quota provisions. Extends specified skiprow provisions through 1989.
Title II - Peanuts
Amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to establish for the 1986 through 1989 peanut crops: (1) farm poundage quotas; (2) sale, lease, or transfer provisions; (3) marketing penalties; and (4) price support levels. Suspends specified marketing quota and acreage allotment provisions.
Title III - Miscellaneous
Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to authorize the Secretary to make advance deficiency payments available to producers of 1986 through 1989 upland crops.

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