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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. May 2, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s616>
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