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H.R.173 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain farmland from the estate tax., 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 06, 2009 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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  • 25% of users oppose H.R.173

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    • Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

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    • On February 19, 2009, by Anonymous - This bill has Reason written all over it. Rep. T Bishop (D. N.Y. ) has been attempting to do the same thing..may they unify their effort. As productive farmland, nearest our municipal centers and elsewhere is appraised at values which relate to conversion, this nation looses the capacity to feed itself. Add to that the knowledge that after 300 years, a family can not retain the land of its legacy because of this IRS statute...This bill is long overdue, and after 25 years of seeking advise from "suits and pearls", all the measures which the opponents might suggest ignore the legal entanglements and complexities that such a course involves. I had considered sending Michelle Obama a jar of preserves, made from our raspberries, with the message, "We are in a jam", with some explanation...but I figured she would never receive it...Mr. Salazar's bill is the same in legislative form, but this nation had better "wake up and smell the coffee"

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 19, 2009, "This bill has Reason written all over it. Rep. T Bishop (D. N.Y. ) has been attempting to do the same thing..may they unify their effort. As productive farmland, nearest our municipal centers and elsewhere is appraised at values which relate to conversion, this nation looses the capacity to feed itself. Add to that the knowledge that after 300 years, a family can not retain the land of its legacy because of this IRS statute...This bill is long overdue, and after 25 years of seeking advise from "suits and pearls", all the measures which the opponents might suggest ignore the legal entanglements and complexities that such a course involves. I had considered sending Michelle Obama a jar of preserves, made from our raspberries, with the message, "We are in a jam", with some explanation...but I figured she would never receive it...Mr. Salazar's bill is the same in legislative form, but this nation had better "wake up and smell the coffee" "

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    • H.R.173: Medicare Fraud Prevention Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress ... - January 04, 2011 by opencongress.org - Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. Thanks for helping to build pub

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    • brooklyn directory 1897: M - November 17, 2010 by brooklyn directory 1897 - Harvey W. h r 173 Front MARSCHALK And'w F. carpenter h 286 S. 9th MARSCHALK Ann h 261 Ewen MARSCHALK Edwin A. clk. h 986 S. 9th MARSCHALK George G. h 23 Greene av MARSCHALK William H. drugs h 23 Greene av MARSCHALK John F. shipjoiner h ...

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      As noted by brooklyn directory 1897 on November 17, 2010, "Harvey W. h r 173 Front MARSCHALK And'w F. carpenter h 286 S. 9th MARSCHALK Ann h 261 Ewen MARSCHALK Edwin A. clk. h 986 S. 9th MARSCHALK George G. h 23 Greene av MARSCHALK William H. drugs h 23 Greene av MARSCHALK John F. shipjoiner h ..." (http://brooklyndirectory1897.blogspot.com/2010/11/m.html)
    • The Can Opener Boy Translations: Marathon Training Week 21 of 23 - October 15, 2010 by The Can Opener Boy Translations - Max HR: 173 bpm. Calories burned: 3950. Cycling Approx Distance: 00.0 mi. Cycling Time: 00:00:00 h:m:s. Approx Avg Speed 0 mph. Avg HR: n/a bpm. Max HR: n/a bpm. And here's the link to week 21's "long" run of 3 miles. Sum totals so far: .

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      As noted by The Can Opener Boy Translations on October 15, 2010, "Max HR: 173 bpm. Calories burned: 3950. Cycling Approx Distance: 00.0 mi. Cycling Time: 00:00:00 h:m:s. Approx Avg Speed 0 mph. Avg HR: n/a bpm. Max HR: n/a bpm. And here's the link to week 21's "long" run of 3 miles. Sum totals so far: ." (http://canopenerboy.blogspot.com/2010/10/marathon-training-week-21-of-23.html)

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