S. 42 (99th): Barter Promotion Act of 1983

Jan 03, 1985 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Reported by Committee) in a previous session of Congress

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

Jan 03, 1985
Reported by Committee
Sep 19, 1985
Don Nickles
Senator from Oklahoma
Related Bills
S. 1714 (Related)
Agriculture, Food, Trade, and Conservation Act of 1985

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 1985

Full Title

A bill to facilitate the efficient use of barter in managing agricultural commodities and the stocks of the National Defense Stockpile.


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3 cosponsors (3R) (show)

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

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Barter Promotion Act of 1983 - Directs the President to coordinate Federal barter policy through the Executive Office of the President. Amends the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, the Agricultural Act of 1954, and the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act to require utilization of private U.S. trading companies in barter transactions.
Amends the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 to eliminate the restriction on multilateral bartering.
Amends the Agricultural Act of 1954 and the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act to eliminate certain Commodity Credit Corporation barter reimbursement requirements.
Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to report to the Congress within 60 days on the activities of the administration's interagency barter committee.

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