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S. 2807 (114th): Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act

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A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to require State approval before the Secretary of the Interior restricts access to waters under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service for recreational or commercial fishing.

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Sponsor and status

Bill Cassidy

Sponsor. Senator for Louisiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Apr 18, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 18, 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

Cassidy, Rubio Legislation to Protect State Management of Waters is Moving Through Congress
    — Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] (Sponsor) on Jun 15, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: Rubio To Visit Daytona Beach To Discuss Manufacturing & Recreational Fishing As Pillars Of Florida
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 1, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy To Chair Senate Energy Subcommittee Hearing Tomorrow
    — Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] (Sponsor) on Jun 14, 2016

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Apr 18, 2016

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

Jun 15, 2016
Considered by National Parks

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

S. 2807 (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 S. 2807. 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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