S. 3809 (111th): A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a conservation program under which the Secretary shall make payments to assist owners and operators of muck land to conserve and improve the soil, water, and wildlife resources of the land.


Sep 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2010
Length: 3 pages

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9/21/2010--Introduced.Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to provide payments to owners and operators of qualifying muck land (as determined by the Secretary) ... Read more >

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Sep 21, 2010

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3809”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 1594 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2011

H.R. 6180 (Related)
To amend the conservation provisions of the Food Security Act of 1985 to promote ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2010

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