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

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

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 1985


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

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.


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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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