H.R. 1152 (110th): Open Space and Farmland Preservation Act


Feb 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 16, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Gerlach

Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2007
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About the bill

Full Title

To reserve a small percentage of the amounts made available to the Secretary of Agriculture for the farmland protection program to fund challenge grants to encourage the purchase of conservation easements and other interests in land to be held by a State agency, county, or other eligible entity, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/16/2007--Introduced.Open Space and Farmland Preservation Act - Amends the Farm Security Act of 1985 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to reserve at least 15% of farmland protection program funds ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 16, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1152”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (10R, 2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5313 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 26, 2006

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