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H.R. 5780 (114th): Utah Public Lands Initiative Act

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To provide greater conservation, recreation, economic development and local management of Federal lands in Utah, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Rob Bishop

Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 215 pages
Jul 14, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Tsongas defends the protection of federal land during Natural Resources hearing
    — Rep. Niki Tsongas [D-MA3, 2013-2018] on Sep 22, 2016

Federal Lands Subcommittee Legislative Hearing on H.R. 5780, Utah Public Lands Initiative Act
    — Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA5] on Sep 14, 2016

Tsongas questions witnesses on legislation that threatens ability to protect 18 million acres of federal land
    — Rep. Niki Tsongas [D-MA3, 2013-2018] on Sep 14, 2016

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Jul 14, 2016

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 14, 2016
Considered by Federal Lands

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

Sep 21, 2016
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Sep 22, 2016
Ordered Reported

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

H.R. 5780 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5780. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

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

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