H.R. 5287 (109th): Hunting Heritage Protection Act


May 3, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 3, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Sweeney

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 3, 2006
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Full Title

To recognize the heritage of hunting and provide opportunities for continued hunting on Federal public land.

Summary (CRS)

5/3/2006--Introduced.Hunting Heritage Protection Act - Requires that federal public lands be open to access and use for recreational hunting except: (1) as limited by the federal agency with responsibility for ... Read more >

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May 3, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5287”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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S. 1522 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 28, 2005

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