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.
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 from North Carolina
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S. 616 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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.
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