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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Farm and Forestry Energy Conservation Act of 1990

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To encourage energy conservation among farmers, ranchers, forest industry, and utilizers of wood for energy, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

09/13/1990Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

09/17/1990Referred to the Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
09/17/1990Executive Comment Requested from USDA.
09/13/1990Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/13/1990Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture09/13/1990 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy09/17/1990 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/13/1990)

Farm and Forestry Energy Conservation Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture, through the Soil Conservation Service, to establish a Federal energy conservation program with respect to: (1) tillage practices; (2) chemical and fertilizer use; (3) irrigation management; (4) livestock management; (5) horticulture; and (6) wood utilization.

Directs the Secretary to make grants to individuals or institutions for eligible energy conservation projects. Limits such grant amounts, but authorizes a higher limit for institutions converting their heating systems to wood burning ones.

Requires an eligible State to establish a State energy conservation review panel.

Directs the Secretary to provide demonstration projects and make educational and technical assistance available.

Authorizes appropriations.