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


Jun 29, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

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.


Ed Jones

Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district


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.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 2262 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 1981

H.R. 2108 (99th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 18, 1985

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Jun 29, 1983
Reported by Committee
Apr 4, 1984
Passed House
May 8, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


34 cosponsors (26D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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