H.R. 1272 (113th): Maple Tapping Access Program Act


Mar 19, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 19, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter Welch

Representative for Vermont At Large



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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To support State and tribal government efforts to promote research and education related to maple syrup production, natural resource sustainability in the maple syrup industry, market promotion of maple products, and greater access to lands containing maple trees for maple-sugaring activities, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/19/2013--Introduced.Maple Tapping Access Program Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to make grants to states, tribal governments, and research institutions to promote the domestic maple syrup industry through:(1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 19, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1272”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1275 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 30, 2011

S. 879 (Related)
Maple Tapping Access Program Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2013

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