S. 1161 (112th): Rural America Preservation Act of 2011

A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to restore integrity to and strengthen payment limitation rules for commodity payments and benefits.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senior Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2011
Length: 20 pages


Jun 9, 2011

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S. 1161 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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