The 1996 Farm Bill: Comparisons of Selected Provisions with Previous Law

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Final congressional approval was given to H.R. 2854, the Federal Agricultural Improvement and Reform (FAIR) Act, otherwise known as the "1996 farm bill," on March 28, 1996. President Clinton signed the bill into law on April 4, 1996 (P.L. 104-127). In tabular format, this CRS report lays out in descriptive, rather than legislative language, the major provisions of the new farm bill in contrast to preceding law.

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Library of Congress. Environment and Natural Resources Policy Division. Food and Agriculture Section. April 4, 1996.

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Final congressional approval was given to H.R. 2854, the Federal Agricultural Improvement and Reform (FAIR) Act, otherwise known as the "1996 farm bill," on March 28, 1996. President Clinton signed the bill into law on April 4, 1996 (P.L. 104-127). In tabular format, this CRS report lays out in descriptive, rather than legislative language, the major provisions of the new farm bill in contrast to preceding law.

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Library of Congress. Environment and Natural Resources Policy Division. Food and Agriculture Section. The 1996 Farm Bill: Comparisons of Selected Provisions with Previous Law, report, April 4, 1996; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs278/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.