S. 1040 (99th): Emergency Agricultural Marketing and Sales Act of 1985


May 1, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thad Cochran

Senator from Mississippi


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide emergency assistance to promote the marketing and sales of agricultural commodities, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/20/1985--Reported to Senate amended.(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry with amendment, S. Rept. 99-66) Emergency Agricultural Marketing and Sales Act of 1985 - Directs the ... Read more >

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May 1, 1985

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May 14, 1985
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1040”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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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