S.1840 - Voluntary Public Access and Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND] (Introduced 11/07/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||11/07/2003 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (text of measure as introduced: CR S14273-14274) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1840 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/07/2003)
Voluntary Public Access and Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program Act of 2003 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program under which States may apply for grants to encourage owners and operators of privately-held farm and ranch land to voluntarily make such land available for public access and habitat-related activities under State-administered plans.
Amends the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to exclude from excess base acreage computation for direct and counter-cyclical payment purposes certain conservation enrolled farm land not planted in an agricultural commodity.