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H.R. 5316 (114th): Healthy Soils and Rangelands Solutions Act

To establish a carbon sequestration pilot program under which the Secretary of the Interior may make grants for projects to evaluate methods to increase the amount of carbon captured on qualified public lands in order to achieve a wide range of benefits, including reductions in greenhouse gases, increased water retention and water quality in watersheds, nutrient cycling, reduced erosion, and forage quality.

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Sponsor and status

Jared Huffman

Sponsor. Representative for California's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 6 pages

May 24, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


May 24, 2016

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H.R. 5316 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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