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- 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 ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Sep 26, 2006
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5313 (109th).
Feb 16, 2007
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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)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 5313 (109th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Last Action: Sep 26, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1152 — 110th Congress: Open Space and Farmland Preservation Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1152
“H.R. 1152 — 110th Congress: Open Space and Farmland Preservation Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1152>
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