About the bill
H.R. 1177 directs the Secretary of Agriculture to remove a deed restriction on land that was conveyed from the federal government to the city of Old Town, Maine so that the city can move forward with economic development plans that would, purportedly, create 175 new jobs.
The Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act authorizes the federal government to acquire damaged lands for the purpose of rehabilitating the space for various programs, mostly related to farming. Some of the land purchased was in Old Town, Maine. In the early 1980’s, this ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 3 pages
H.R. 1177 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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