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H.R. 1177: Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act

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 ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on May 17, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 17, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Bruce Poliquin

Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

26% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 16, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 3, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Agriculture

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 16, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Agriculture issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

May 17, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1177 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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