H.R. 2834 (112th): Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act


Sep 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dan Benishek

Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2012
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To recognize the heritage of recreational fishing, hunting, and shooting on Federal public lands and ensure continued opportunities for these activities.

Summary (CRS)

7/19/2012--Reported to House amended, Part I.Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act - Requires federal public land management officials to exercise their authority under existing law, including provisions regarding ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 2, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 6, 2011
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.

Nov 17, 2011
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. 2834”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


58 cosponsors (55R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1825 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 2013

S. 2066 (Related)
Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 2, 2012

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