To require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program to recognize farms that have been in continuous operation for 100 years.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Dec 21, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 21, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 21, 2017
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H.R. 4717 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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