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H.R. 2270 (114th): Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act

To redesignate the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, located in the State of Washington, as the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, to establish the Medicine Creek Treaty National Memorial within the wildlife refuge, and for other purposes.

Denny Heck

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2016
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

May 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-101

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2326: Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act

Introduced on Nov 19, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 12, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jul 14, 2015
 
Considered by Federal Lands

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Oct 7, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Oct 8, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 16, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Nov 30, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Dec 14, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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Dec 18, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

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H.R. 2270 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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