Conservation Easement Incentive Passes House; Senate is Next


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The America Gives More Act of 2015 (H.R. 644), which includes the Conservation Easement Incentive Act (H.R. 641), restoring and making permanent the conservation easement incentive, passed the House by a 2/3 majority vote of 279-137. 

Please thank Representative Elizabeth Esty for voting for the bill. It was once again a difficult and complicated vote, with 136 Democrats opposing the bill on procedural grounds. The roll call is HERE

The bill now moves to the U.S. Senate. 

Please thank Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal (both co-sponsors in the 113th Congress) for their past support and ask that they maintain their commitment to making the conservation easement incentive permanent by co-sponsoring S. 330

You can reach either office via the switchboard at 202-224-3121 or directly and ask for the aide that handles tax matters:  

Senator Murphy: (202) 224-4041 
Senator Blumenthal: (202) 224-2823