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Apr 3, 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 Mississippi
A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 to provide support for the 1986 through 1989 crops of certain agricultural commodities, to promote the export of United States agricultural commodities, 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.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 843”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 843 — 99th Congress: Farm and Market Recovery Act of 1985. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s843
“S. 843 — 99th Congress: Farm and Market Recovery Act of 1985.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s843>
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