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Agricultural Marketing Act of 1929

Agricultural Marketing Act
Great Seal of the United States
Other short titles Agricultural Marketing Act of 1929
Long title An Act to establish a federal farm board to promote the effective merchandising of agricultural commodities in interstate and foreign commerce, and to place agriculture on a basis of economic equality with other industries.
Enacted by the 71st United States Congress
Effective June 15, 1929
Public Law 71-10
Statutes at Large 46 Stat. 11
Legislative history
  • Introduced in the House as H.R. 1
  • Passed the House on April 25, 1929 (365-35)
  • Passed the Senate on May 14, 1929 (54-33)
  • Reported by the joint conference committee on June 13, 1929; agreed to by the House on June 13, 1929 (250-113) and by the Senate on June 14, 1929 (74-8)
  • Signed into law by President Herbert Hoover on June 15, 1929

Under the administration of Agricultural Adjustment Act.


  1. ^ Chapter 4: Crisis and Activism: 1929-1940, United States Government Printing Office

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