Summary: H.R.3392 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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House receded and concurred with amendment (07/14/1983)

(House receded and concurred in Senate amendment with an amendment)

Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to set 1983 quota tobacco supports at 1982 levels.

Amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to: (1) increase from five to ten percent the downward burley tobacco quota adjustment that the Secretary of Agriculture may make to reduce surpluses; (2) decrease the national burley tobacco factor (for quota determinations) from 95 to 90 percent; and (3) require the Secretary to conduct an import review and investigation if burley surpluses exceed 20 percent of the national marketing quota, or if a downward price support adjustment of more than 35 percent occurs.