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Easement Incentive Cosponsors in the 110th Congress

This page lists co-sponsors for the 111th Congress (2007-2008). You may also be interested in:

Over 200 Members of Congress cosponsored legislation in the 110th Congress to make the conservation easement tax incentive a permanent part of the tax code. Scroll down to see if your Senators and Representatives signed on. If so, thank them; and urge them to become an original cosponsor of identical language in the 111th Congress. Click here for the 2009 cosponsor list. Representatives can cosponsor legislation to be introduced by Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA) by calling Travis Robey on his staff.  Senators can cosponsor legislation to be introduced by Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) by calling Jo-Ellen Darcy of the Finance Committee.

Easement Incentive Cosponsors in the 110th Congress

Click here for a detailed cosponsor map.


Cosponsors of S. 469
Cosponsors of H.R. 1576

Cosponsors of S. 469


  • Sen Baucus, Max [MT]
  • Sen Chuck Grassley [IA]


  • Sen Wayne Allard [CO]
  • Sen John Barrasso [WY]
  • Sen Max Baucus [MT]
  • Sen Barbara Boxer [CA]
  • Sen Sam Brownback [KS]
  • Sen Richard Burr [NC]
  • Sen Thomas R. Carper [DE]
  • Sen Susan M. Collins [ME]
  • Sen Larry E. Craig [ID]
  • Sen Elizabeth Dole [NC]
  • Sen Michael B. Enzi [WY]
  • Sen Dianne Feinstein [CA]
  • Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison [TX]
  • Sen John Kerry [MA]
  • Sen Mary L. Landrieu [LA]
  • Sen Frank Lautenberg [NJ]
  • Sen Robert Menendez [NJ]
  • Sen Bill Nelson [FL]
  • Sen Jack Reed [RI]
  • Sen Ken Salazar [CO]
  • Sen Olympia Snowe [ME]
  • Sen Arlen Specter [PA]
  • Sen Debbie Stabenow [MI]
  • Sen Jon Tester [MT]
  • Sen John Warner [VA]
  • Sen Jim Webb [VA]
  • Sen Sheldon Whitehouse [RI]

Cosponsors of H.R. 1576


  • Rep Mike Thompson [CA-1]
  • Rep Dave Camp [MI-4]


  • Rep Gary L. Ackerman [NY-5]
  • Rep  Thomas Allen [ME-1]
  • Rep Jason Altmire [PA-4]
  • Rep Michael Arcuri [NY-24]
  • Rep Michele Bachmann  [MN-6]
  • Rep Spencer Bachus [AL-6]
  • Rep Tammy Baldwin [WI-2]
  • Rep John Barrow [GA-12]
  • Rep Roscoe Bartlett [MD-6]
  • Rep Xavier Becerra [CA-31]
  • Rep Shelly Berkley [NV-1]
  • Rep Howard L. Berman [CA-28]
  • Rep Timothy Bishop [NY-1]
  • Rep Earl Blumenauer [OR-3]
  • Rep Jo Bonner [AL-1]
  • Rep Dan Boren [OK-2]
  • Rep Leonard Boswell [IA-3]
  • Rep Rick Boucher [VA-9]
  • Rep Allen Boyd [FL-2]
  • Rep Nancy Boyda [KS-2]
  • Rep Kevin Brady [TX-8]
  • Rep Bruce L. Braley [IA-1]
  • Rep Vern Buchanan  [FL-13]
  • Rep Dave Camp [MI-4]
  • Rep Eric Cantor [VA-7]
  • Rep Lois Capps  [CA-23]
  • Rep Dennis Cardoza [CA-18]
  • Rep Christopher Carney [PA-10]
  • Rep Andre Carson [IN-7]
  • Rep Michael Castle [DE]
  • Rep Ben Chandler [KY-6]
  • Rep Yvette D. Clarke [NY-11]
  • Rep Jim Costa [CA-20]
  • Rep Joe Courtney [CT-2]
  • Rep Joseph Crowley [NY-7]
  • Rep Barbara Cubin [WY]
  • Rep Artur Davis [AL-7]
  • Rep Jo Ann Davis [VA-1]
  • Rep Lincoln Davis [TN-4]
  • Rep Tom Davis [VA-11]
  • Rep William D. Delahunt [MA-10]
  • Rep Rosa L. DeLauro [CT-3]
  • Rep Charles W. Dent [PA-15]
  • Rep Lincoln Diaz-Balart [FL-21]
  • Rep Mario Diaz-Balart [FL-25]
  • Rep John Dingell [MI-15]
  • Rep Lloyd Doggett [TX-25]
  • Rep Vernon J. Ehlers [MI-3]
  • Rep Keith Ellison [MN-5]
  • Rep Rahm Emanuel [IL-5]
  • Rep Eliot L. Engel [NY-17]
  • Rep Phil English [PA-3]
  • Rep Anna G. Eshoo [CA-14]
  • Rep Bob Etheridge [NC-2]
  • Rep Randy Forbes [VA-4]
  • Rep Mike Ferguson [NJ-7]
  • Rep Jeff Fortenberry [NE-1]
  • Rep Vito Fossella [NY-13]
  • Rep Rodney P. Frelinghuysen [NJ-11]
  • Rep Scott Garrett [NJ-5]
  • Rep Jim Gerlach [PA-6]
  • Rep Gabrielle Giffords [AZ-8]
  • Rep Wayne Gilchrest [MD-1]
  • Rep Kirsten Gilibrand [NY-20]
  • Rep Paul Gillmor [OH-5]
  • Rep Bob Goodlatte [VA-6]
  • Rep Bart Gordon [TN-6]
  • Rep John Hall [NY-19]
  • Rep Phil Hare [IL-17]
  • Rep Alcee L. Hastings [FL-23]
  • Rep Robin Hayes [NC-8]
  • Rep Brian Higgins [NY-27]
  • Rep Baron P. Hill [IN-9]
  • Rep Maurice Hinchey [NY-22]
  • Rep Mazie K. Hirono [HI-2]
  • Rep Paul Hodes [NH-2]
  • Rep Rush D. Holt [NJ-12]
  • Rep Steve Israel [NY-2]
  • Rep Darrell Issa [CA-49]
  • Rep Sam Johnson [TX-3]
  • Rep Steve Kagen [WI-8]
  • Rep Marcy Kaptur [OH-9]
  • Rep Patrick J. Kennedy [RI-1]
  • Rep Dale Kildee [MI-5]
  • Rep Ron Kind [WI-3]
  • Rep Peter T. King [NY-3]
  • Rep Joe Knollenberg [MI-9]
  • Rep John Kuhl [NY-29]
  • Rep James R. Langevin [RI-2]
  • Rep John Larson [CT-1]
  • Rep Tom Latham [IA-4]
  • Rep Steven LaTourette [OH-14]
  • Rep John Lewis [GA-5]
  • Rep Ron Lewis [KY-2]
  • Rep Frank LoBiondo [NJ-2]
  • Rep Nita Lowey [NY-18]
  • Rep Daniel E. Lungren [CA-3]
  • Rep Carolyn Maloney [NY-14]
  • Rep Jim Marshall [GA-8]
  • Rep Jim Matheson [UT-2]
  • Rep Doris Matsui [CA-5]
  • Rep Carolyn McCarthy [NY-4]
  • Rep Thaddeus McCotter [MI-11]
  • Rep Jim McDermott [WA-7]
  • Rep James McGovern [MA-3]
  • Rep. John M. McHugh [NY-23]
  • Rep Mike McIntyre [NC-7]
  • Rep Jerry McNerney [CA-11]
  • Rep Michael McNulty [NY-21]
  • Rep Kendrick B. Meek [FL-17]
  • Rep Gregory W. Meeks [NY-6]
  • Rep Michael Michaud [ME-2]
  • Rep Brad Miller [NC-13]
  • Rep Candice Miller [MI-10]
  • Rep George Miller [CA-7]
  • Rep James Moran [VA-8]
  • Rep Jerry Moran [KS-1]
  • Rep Christopher Murphy [CT-5]
  • Rep Patrick Murphy [PA-8]
  • Rep Marilyn N Musgrave [CO-4]
  • Rep Jerrold Nadler [NY-8]
  • Rep Richard E. Neal [MA-2]
  • Rep Devin Nunes [CA-21]
  • Rep John Olver [MA-1]
  • Rep Bill Pascrell Jr. [NJ-8]
  • Rep Donald Payne [NJ-10]
  • Rep Ed Perlmutter [CO-7]
  • Rep Joseph Pitts [PA-16]
  • Rep Todd R. Platts  [PA-19]
  • Rep Earl Pomeroy [ND]
  • Rep Jon Porter [NV-3]
  • Rep David E. Price [NC-4]
  • Rep Adam Putnam [FL-12]
  • Rep George Radanovich [CA-19]
  • Rep Nick Rahall [WV-3]
  • Rep Jim Ramstad [MN-3]
  • Rep Dennis Rehberg [MT]
  • Rep Thomas Reynolds [NY-26]
  • Rep Ciro D Rodriguez [TX-23]
  • Rep Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [FL-18]
  • Rep Peter Roskam  [IL-6]
  • Rep Steven R. Rothman [NJ-9]
  • Rep C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger [MD-2]
  • Rep Paul Ryan [WI-1]
  • Rep Tim Ryan  [OH-17]
  • Rep John Salazar [CO-3]
  • Rep Jim Saxton [NJ-3]
  • Rep Adam Schiff [CA-29]
  • Rep Allyson Schwartz [PA-13]
  • Rep Robert C. Scott [VA-3]
  • Rep Jose Serrano [NY-16]
  • Rep Joe Sestak [PA-7]
  • Rep Christopher Shays [CT-4]
  • Rep Carol Shea-Porter  [NH-1]
  • Rep Heath Shuler [NC-11]
  • Rep Michael K. Simpson [ID-2]
  • Louise McIntosh Slaughter [NY-28]
  • Rep Adrian Smith [NE-3]
  • Rep Zachary T. Space [OH-18]
  • Rep Bart Stupak [MI-1]
  • Rep. John S. Tanner [TN-8]
  • Rep Ellen Tauscher [CA-10]
  • Rep Mike Thompson [CA-1]
  • Rep Mac Thornberry [TX-13]
  • Rep Todd Tiahrt [KS-4]
  • Rep Patrick J. Tiberi [OH-12]
  • Rep Edolphus Towns [NY-10]
  • Rep Mark Udall [CO-2]
  • Rep Fred Upton [MI-6]
  • Rep Chris Van Hollen [MD-8]
  • Rep Nydia M. Velazquez [NY-12]
  • Rep James Walsh [NY-25]
  • Rep Zach Wamp [TN-3]
  • Rep Henry Waxman [CA-30]
  • Rep Anthony D. Weiner [NY-9]
  • Rep Peter Welch [VT]
  • Rep Dave Weldon [FL-15]
  • Rep Jerry Weller [IL-11]
  • Rep Robert J. Wittman [VA-1]
  • Rep Joe Wilson [SC-2]
  • Rep Frank Wolf [VA-10]
  • Rep Albert Russell Wynn [MD-4]
  • Rep John A. Yarmuth [KY-3]


Members of Leadership and Key Committees

The Senators and Representatives below have a lot of influence over conservation tax incentives.

Committee rosters are still being finalized, so for the most current information please visit these websites.

Members of key tax-writing committees:

Members of Leadership:

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