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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
Mar 7, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
This bill was introduced on September 19, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from North Carolina
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.
3/7/1985--Introduced.Agriculture, Food, Trade, and Conservation Act of 1985 - TitleI - Agricultural Exports and Public Law 480SubtitleA - Commercial Export ProgramsAmends the Food for Peace Act of 1966 to authorize ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s616>
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