S. 908 (99th): Agriculture Act of 1985


Apr 16, 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.


Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide market expansion and income protection for farmers, assure consumers an abundance of food and fiber at reasonable prices, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/16/1985--Introduced.Agriculture Act of 1985 - TitleI - DairyAmends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set milk price support levels at 90 percent of the previous three year average. Provides for: ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 16, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 19, 1985
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. 908”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (10R, 2D) (show)
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.

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