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HR 3699

Title: Urban Agriculture Production Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Marcy Kaptur (DEM-OH)

Summary
...This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish an urban agriculture outreach program to award grants for: (1) infrastructure; (2) land acquisition, land conversion, and soil and growing mechanism assistance; (3) education and training; (4) technical and financial assistance to farmers, producers, or ranchers in urban areas; and (5) other activities that support urban agriculture. USDA must give preference to grants for activities in historically underserved communities. </p> <p>USDA must establish the position of Urban Agricultural Liaison.</p> <p>USDA must award grants for scientific and community-based participatory research related to urban agriculture. The bill provides specified funds for the grants and requires USDA to give priority to outreach activities to be ...

Status
Introduced in House 09/07/2017
Introduced in House 09/07/2017
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1181-1182) 09/07/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture. 09/07/2017

Bill Text
09/13/2017 - HR 3699 (Introduced+in+House)
09/07/2017 - HR 3699 (Introduced+in+House)

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Author Details


    Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    2186 Rayburn House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-3509
    Phone: (202) 225-4146

    District Address:
    One Maritime Plaza, Room 600

    Toledo, OH 43604
    Phone: (419) 259-7500
    Fax: (419) 255-9623

 
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