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H.R. 2370: Escambia County Land Conveyance Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2370 authorizes Escambia County, Florida to convey to other entities certain property that it received from the federal government, specifically the properties were part of the Santa Rosa Island National Monument (now abolished) and transferred to Escambia County in 1947 for public purposes.

In Public Law 79-564 of July 30, 1946, Congress abolished the Santa Rosa National Monument and directed the Secretary of the Interior to convey the federal land in the monument to Escambia County, Florida. Later, on January 15, 1947, the federal government deeded to the ...

Sponsor and status

Matt Gaetz

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

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017
Length: 6 pages

May 4, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 26, 2017

This bill passed in the House on July 26, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


May 4, 2017

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Jun 22, 2017
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Jun 27, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Jul 20, 2017
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 26, 2017
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.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 2370 is 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.

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