S.1131 - Suburban and Community Forestry and Open Space Program Act of 2007

A bill to amend the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to establish a program to provide assistance to States and nonprofit organizations to preserve suburban forest land and open space and contain suburban sprawl. view all titles (2)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: A bill to amend the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to establish a program to provide assistance to States and nonprofit organizations to preserve suburban forest land and open space and contain suburban sprawl. as introduced.
  • Short: Suburban and Community Forestry and Open Space Program Act of 2007 as introduced.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 2
  • Past Seven Days: 2
  • All-Time: 5,731
 
Introduced
 
Senate
Passes
 
House
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
04/17/07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

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, c

Official Summary

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. 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.

...Read the Rest




Vote on This Bill

-% Users Support Bill

0 in favor / 0 opposed
 

Send Your Senator a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC