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H.R. 3997 (115th): Free Veterans from Fees Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 3997 waives the application fee for any special use permit for veterans demonstrations and special events at war memorials on federal land, including events to honor immediate family members of veterans (like Gold Star Mothers), in recognition of the significant sacrifices veterans have made for our country.

Special use permits are required by the National Park Service (NPS) for activities that provide a benefit to an individual, group or organization, and require the use of a designated park location for a specific purpose and length of time. All ...

Sponsor and status

Keith Rothfus

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Oct 10, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
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.

History

Oct 10, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 21, 2018
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Apr 11, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 27, 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. 3997 (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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