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Passed House without amendment (05/17/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture, if requested in writing by the city of Old Town, Maine, to release, convey, and quitclaim to the city, without monetary consideration, all rights, title, and interest of the United States in and to lands that: (1) were conveyed by the federal government to the city under the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act by the deed dated June 5, 1941, and (2) are proposed for conveyance by the city for the purpose of economic development.