7 U.S. Code § 4209 - Prohibition on maintenance of actions

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This chapter shall not be deemed to provide a basis for any action, either legal or equitable, by any person or class of persons challenging a Federal project, program, or other activity that may affect farmland: Provided, That the Governor of an affected State where a State policy or program exists to protect farmland may bring an action in the Federal district court of the district where a Federal program is proposed to enforce the requirements of section 4202 of this title and regulations issued pursuant thereto.

Source

(Pub. L. 97–98, title XV, § 1548,Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1344; Pub. L. 99–198, title XII, § 1255(b),Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1518.)
Amendments

1985—Pub. L. 99–198substituted “by any person” for “by any State, local unit of government, or any person” and inserted proviso.

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