S. 1119 (99th): Agricultural and Food Assistance Act of 1985


May 9, 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.


John Melcher

Senator from Montana


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to revise and extend programs to provide price support and production incentives for farmers to assure an abundance of food and fiber, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/9/1985--Introduced.Agricultural and Food Assistance Act of 1985 - TitleI - Food Aid and TradeAmends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to furnish to nonprofit voluntary ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 9, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 19, 1985
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1119”). 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.

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