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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

6/9/2011--Introduced.Rural America Preservation Act of 2011 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to cap maximum annual direct and counter-cyclical payments to an individual (for covered commodities and peanuts) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 9, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1161”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3701 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 4, 2010

S. 2217 (Related)
Rural America Preservation Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2012

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