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H.R. 2615 (115th): Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act

To authorize the exchange of certain land located in Gulf Islands National Seashore, Jackson County, Mississippi, between the National Park Service and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Steven Palazzo

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

May 23, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 20, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 20, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-279

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1260: Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act

Ordered Reported on Mar 8, 2018. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 25, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Jul 26, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 11, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Nov 28, 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.

Feb 14, 2018
 
Considered by National Parks

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

Mar 8, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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

Apr 11, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and 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.

Oct 11, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 8, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Nov 13, 2018
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 20, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2615 (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.

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

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