H.R. 4218 (101st): Environmental Reserve Program Act of 1990

Introduced:
Mar 07, 1990 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Virginia Smith
Representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 7, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 07, 1990
Referred to Committee Mar 07, 1990
 
Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish an environmental reserve program for erodible cropland, pastureland, and converted wetlands, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
none
Committees

House Agriculture

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/7/1990--Introduced.
Environmental Reserve Program Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to identify hydric soils and hydrophytic vegetation.
Directs the Secretary, during the 1991 through 1995 crop period, to carry out an environmental reserve program to assist owners and operators of eligible lands in improving soil, water, and wildlife habitat resources.
Provides for program cost-sharing and rental payments.
Authorizes tree planting and low impact economic activities as program components.
Authorizes appropriations.

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