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Introduced in Senate (04/20/1988)

Agricultural Commodity-Based Plastics Development Act of 1988 - Directs the Administrator of the General Services Administration to encourage the development and use of degradable agricultural commodity-based plastics through a system of preferential Government procurement. Authorizes FY 1989 through 1991 appropriations to pay the difference in costs between conventional products and degradable plastic products.

Directs the Administrator to establish an interagency working group to coordinate activities under this Act. Requires annual reports to the appropriate congressional committees.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to report to the appropriate congressional committees concerning research into new non-food uses for agricultural commodities.