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H.R.5961 Farmer's Privacy Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 20, 2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 493.

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  • 67% of users support H.R.5961

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    • House Committee Takes Up Water Bills with Agriculture Impacts ... - July 28, 2012 by admin - H.R. 5961, by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.), would amend the Clean Water Act to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from conducting aerial surveillance of farmland without voluntary written consent, ...

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      As noted by admin on July 28, 2012, "H.R. 5961, by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.), would amend the Clean Water Act to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from conducting aerial surveillance of farmland without voluntary written consent, ..." (/url?q=http://politicsandpolls.com/players/plyrs-by-state/wv-moc/shelley-moore-capito-west-virginia-representative/house-committee-takes-up-water-bills-with-agriculture-impacts-wisconsin-ag-connection/%3Futm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dhouse-committee-takes-up-water-bills-with-agriculture-impacts-wisconsin-ag-connection&sa=U&ei=VCkVUKTwG6q70AGV5IGwCQ&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNGVRmanasL52l-HeRKbNM8es7n6dw)
    • EMAIL: AUVSI Actively Engaging Congress as a Flurry of Legislative ... - July 02, 2012 by Dennis - Last week, Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV-2) introduced H.R. 5961, the “Farmer's Privacy Act of 2012,” designed to limit, control, and oversee the Environmental Protection Agency's use of aerial surveillance of ...

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      As noted by Dennis on July 02, 2012, "Last week, Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV-2) introduced H.R. 5961, the “Farmer's Privacy Act of 2012,” designed to limit, control, and oversee the Environmental Protection Agency's use of aerial surveillance of ..." (/url?q=http://novus2.com/uav360/2012/07/email-auvsi-actively-engaging-congress-as-a-flurry-of-legislative-proposals-regarding-uas-is-proposed/&sa=U&ei=Pw34T7TvAcjc2QWXuexW&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNE29jqtOt-OVtpOf3RWzvA_v1GiqQ)
    • EMAIL: AUVSI Actively Engaging Congress as a Flurry of Legislative ... - July 02, 2012 by Dennis - Last week, Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV-2) introduced H.R. 5961, the “Farmer's Privacy Act of 2012,” designed to limit, control, and oversee the Environmental Protection Agency's use of aerial surveillance of ...

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      As noted by Dennis on July 02, 2012, "Last week, Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV-2) introduced H.R. 5961, the “Farmer's Privacy Act of 2012,” designed to limit, control, and oversee the Environmental Protection Agency's use of aerial surveillance of ..." (/url?q=http://novus2.com/uav360/2012/07/email-auvsi-actively-engaging-congress-as-a-flurry-of-legislative-proposals-regarding-uas-is-proposed/&sa=U&ei=bRj0T6mDHKnq2QWamf3sBg&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNGMejACuXtZdUFnEeuD7XxSctmKwA)

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    • House Committee Takes Up Water Bills with Agriculture Impacts - July 27, 2012 by Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin - would eliminate limits on the regulatory exemptions provided in the Clean Water Act for agricultural activities. ** H.R. 5961, by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.), would amend the Clean Water Act to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ...

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      As noted by Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin on July 27, 2012, "would eliminate limits on the regulatory exemptions provided in the Clean Water Act for agricultural activities. ** H.R. 5961, by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.), would amend the Clean Water Act to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ..." (http://www.pdpw.org/news_headline.php?tbl=us&yr=12&id=1677)
    • Morning Energy: Inhofe, Mabus tangle - July 26, 2012 by Politico.com - Shelley Moore Capito’s H.R. 5961, which would bar EPA from performing aerial surveillance of farmland without obtaining permission from the landowner, publishing a notice in the newspaper or getting the OK from a federal district court. Similar ...

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      As noted by Politico.com on July 26, 2012, "Shelley Moore Capito’s H.R. 5961, which would bar EPA from performing aerial surveillance of farmland without obtaining permission from the landowner, publishing a notice in the newspaper or getting the OK from a federal district court. Similar ..." (http://www.politico.com/morningenergy/0712/morningenergy547.html)
    • President continues to bypass Congress - June 28, 2012 by York News-Times - I also recently signed on as an original cosponsor of H.R. 5961, to rein-in the EPA’s use of aerial surveillance and protect agricultural producers and landowners. Our founders created three equal branches of government to prevent any person ...

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      As noted by York News-Times on June 28, 2012, "I also recently signed on as an original cosponsor of H.R. 5961, to rein-in the EPA’s use of aerial surveillance and protect agricultural producers and landowners. Our founders created three equal branches of government to prevent any person ..." (http://www.yorknewstimes.com/editorial/president-continues-to-bypass-congress/article_01dd4b10-c0d6-11e1-808a-0019bb2963f4.html)
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