House passes land easement bill

House passes land easement bill

THE House passed its America Gives More Act of 2015 (H.R. 644) by a vote of 279-137, and in it is a key incentive for land conservation.

The America Gives More Act includes the Conservation Easement Incentive Act (H.R. 641), a bill championed by Rep. Mike Kelly (R., Pa.) to make permanent a crucial tax incentive encouraging landowners to place conservation easements on their land to protect important agriculture, natural and scenic resources.


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