S.1131 - Suburban and Community Forestry and Open Space Program Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 04/17/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||04/17/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1131 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Suburban and Community Forestry and Open Space Program Act of 2007 - Amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to establish in the Forest Service the Suburban and Community Forestry and Open Space Program, which shall provide cost-share grants to preserve private forest land, contain suburban sprawl, and support value-added forest product industries in states in which less than 25% of the land is owned by the United States.
Introduced in Senate (04/17/2007)
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to authorize a requesting state to permit a qualifying organization to acquire one or more conservation easements to carry out the Forest Legacy Program in such state.