S. 616 (99th): Agriculture, Food, Trade, and Conservation Act of 1985

Introduced:

Mar 7, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Jesse Helms

Senator from North Carolina

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to expand export markets for United States agricultural commodities, provide price and income protection for farmers, assure consumers an abundance of food and fiber at reasonable prices, continue food assistance to low-income households, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 7, 1985
 
Introduced

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Sep 19, 1985
 
Reported by Committee

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Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes

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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