H.R.1514 - Farmland Protection Program Challenge Grant Act of 2005

To reserve a small percentage of the amounts made available to the Secretary of Agriculture for the farmland protection program to fund challenge grants to encourage the purchase of conservation easements and other interests in land to be held by a State agency, county, or other eligible entity, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Farmland Protection Program Challenge Grant Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: To reserve a small percentage of the amounts made available to the Secretary of Agriculture for the farmland protection program to fund challenge grants to encourage the purchase of conservation easements and other interests in land to be held by a State agency, county, or other eligible entity, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Farmland Protection Program Challenge Grant Act of 2005 - Amends the Farm Security Act of 1985 to obligate at least 15 percent of farmland protection funds for cost-share grants (25 percent maximum Federal share) to support eligible State agencies, county, and one or more eligible entities

Official Summary

Farmland Protection Program Challenge Grant Act of 2005 - Amends the Farm Security Act of 1985 to obligate at least 15 percent of farmland protection funds for cost-share grants (25 percent maximum Federal share) to support eligible State agencies, county, and one or more eligible entities to purchase conservation easements whose title shall be held by the entity rather than the United States.

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