H.R.1578 - Protect America's Agricultural Lands Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hostettler, John N. [R-IN-8] (Introduced 04/27/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/06/1999 Executive Comment Requested from USDA. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1578 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/27/1999)
Protect America's Agricultural Lands Act of 1999 - Expresses congressional findings with respect to private property and compensation rights and the care there must be in taking and restricting private agricultural land through wetlands declarations.
Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the Food Security Act of 1985 to exempt from certain wetland conservation requirements privately-owned crop, range, or pasture lands that have been used for crop production or livestock grazing for at least five of the preceding ten years.