H.R. 1597 (97th): A bill to amend section 203 of the Federal Property and Administration Services Act of 1949 to require, prior to disposal, that notice and first right of refusal be given to certain previous holders of surplus real property suitable for agricultural uses.


Feb 3, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 3, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donald Pease
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district

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2/3/1981--Introduced.Amends the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to require Federal agencies which are about to dispose of surplus real property suitable for agricultural use to offer such ...

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 1982

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Feb 3, 1981


15 cosponsors (11D, 4R) (show)
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