Bankhead Cotton Control Act, 1934

   Drafted by John H. Bankhead and William B. Bankhead, the Bankhead Cotton Control Act of 1934 supplemented the provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 by taxing those farmers who produced excess cotton to limit production. When the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 was declared unconstitutional in 1936, the act was repealed.
   See also Agriculture.

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