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


Jan 3, 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.


Don Nickles

Senator from Oklahoma


About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

1/3/1985--Introduced.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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 3, 1985

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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. 42”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
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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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