To amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to establish the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps to place youth and veterans in national service positions to conserve, restore, and enhance the great outdoors of the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 28, 2018
Length: 46 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 17, 2018, 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).
17 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Ordered Reported — Oct 2, 2018
What legislators are saying
“Tipton Votes to Advance Legislation to Create More Opportunities for Youth and Veterans to Serve in Conservation Service Corps”
— Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3, 2011-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 17, 2018
“Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 2/16/2018”
— Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7, 1991-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 20, 2018
“Congresswoman Liz Cheney's February 2nd Newsletter”
— Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY, 2017-2022] on Feb 2, 2018
Jun 21, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 17, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 6, 2018
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.
H.R. 2987 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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