H.R. 311 (113th): Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act


Jan 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 11, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Eric “Rick” Crawford

Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2014
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to change the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule with respect to certain farms.

Summary (CRS)

3/11/2014--Passed House without amendment.Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act or the FUELS Act - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in implementing the Spill Prevention, Control, and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 18, 2013

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Oct 29, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Mar 11, 2014
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 311”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


73 cosponsors (68R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 3158 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 1, 2012

H.R. 3129 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2015

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