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H.R. 799 (114th): North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act

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To revise the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northeastern Minnesota and to extend the trail into Vermont to connect with the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Nolan

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2015
Length: 2 pages
Feb 5, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 5, 2015, 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).


34 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 15 Republicans)

See Instead

S. 403 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jul 30, 2015


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Lake County News Chronicle: Local trails to be included in national trail network
    — Rep. Richard Nolan [D-MN8, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 14, 2016

Upton Signs on to Co-Sponsor Bill to Improve Southwest Michigan Trail Route
    — Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 23, 2015

Reps. Nolan and Welch Propose Scenic and Sustainable Reroute for North Country Scenic Trail
    — Rep. Richard Nolan [D-MN8, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 19, 2015

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Feb 5, 2015

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H.R. 799 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 799. 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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