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


May 1, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

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


Howell Heflin

Senator from Alabama


About the bill

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 (CRS)

5/1/1985--Introduced.Southern Agriculture Act of 1985 - TitleI - CottonAmends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to establish for the 1986 through 1989 cotton crops: (1) loan rates; (2) target prices; (3) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 1, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 19, 1985
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1036”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 1714 (Related)
Agriculture, Food, Trade, and Conservation Act of 1985

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 1985

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