There is one summary for S.2597. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (10/09/1998)

Amends the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 with respect to the farmland protection program to: (1) specify that the program shall be a matching grant program carried out through eligible entities such as State and local government, Indian tribes, and nonprofit conservation organizations; (2) eliminate acreage limits; and (3) increase the existing funding cap, revising it from a total program to a fiscal year cap.