H.R. 1847 (110th): National Trails System Willing Seller Act


Mar 29, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 23, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Udall

Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2008
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the National Trails System Act to clarify Federal authority relating to land acquisition from willing sellers for the majority of the trails in the System, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/11/2008--Reported to House amended.National Trails System Willing Seller Act - Amends the National Trails System Act to:(1) prohibit the federal acquisition of land and interest in land outside the exterior ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 29, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 23, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1847”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (6D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 189 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 8, 2009

S. 169 (Related)
National Trails System Willing Seller Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2007

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