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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Mar 7, 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.
Senator for North Carolina
Mar 7, 1985
Sep 19, 1985
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 616 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 616 — 99th Congress: Agriculture, Food, Trade, and Conservation Act of 1985. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s616
“S. 616 — 99th Congress: Agriculture, Food, Trade, and Conservation Act of 1985.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. March 22, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s616>
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