H.R. 3457 (98th): Soil Conservation Act of 1984

Introduced:

Jun 29, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 8, 1984 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Ed Jones

Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit the payment of certain agricultural incentives to persons who produce certain agricultural commodities on highly erodible land; to allow farmers who plant perennial grasses and legumes as a means of building soil quality, rotating crops or protecting land from wind and water erosion to enter a Certified Voluntary Set-Aside Program; and to allow the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into long-term contracts with farmers to remove certain erosion-prone lands from cultivation.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 29, 1983
 
Introduced

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Apr 4, 1984
 
Reported by Committee

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May 8, 1984
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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