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H.R. 1026 (115th): North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R.1026 amends the existing North Country National Scenic Trail to revise its route around a swamp in Minnesota and to loop in 400 miles of existing trails in the same state. It also authorizes a 66-mile extension of the National Scenic Trail into Vermont in accordance with an NPS study, which will link the Trail to the Appalachian Trail.

Sponsor and status

Richard Nolan

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

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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Feb 13, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 5, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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).


36 Cosponsors (20 Democrats, 16 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Thank you!
    — Rep. Richard Nolan [D-MN8, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 3, 2018

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    — Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 18, 2018

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    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Jun 4, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 1026 will add $5 million in new spending through 2023.


Feb 13, 2017

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Apr 18, 2018
Ordered Reported

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May 10, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Jun 5, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 1026 (115th) 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. 1026. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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