H.R. 1328 (111th): Farmland Preservation and Land Conservation Act of 2009

Introduced:
Mar 05, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Timothy Bishop
Representative for New York's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 05, 2009
Length
16 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6721 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2008

H.R. 1593 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 05, 2009
Referred to Committee Mar 05, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an unlimited exclusion from transfer taxes for certain farmland and land of conservation value, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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3/5/2009--Introduced.
Farmland Preservation and Land Conservation Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an estate and gift tax exclusion for real property located in the United States which at the time of a decedent's death was being used as a farm for farming purposes or exclusively for conservation purposes.
Imposes:
(1) an additional estate or gift tax with respect to such property if an heir or donee disposes of or uses such property for other than farming or conservation purposes; and
(2) a federal tax lien on such property until liability for estate or gift tax with respect to such property has been satisfied or has become unenforceable.

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