skip to main content

H.R. 4951: Monuments Protection Act

To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with State and local governments to provide for the continued operation of public land, open air monuments and memorials, units of the National Park System, units of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and units of the National Forest System during a lapse in appropriations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Darrell Issa

Sponsor. Representative for California's 49th congressional district. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2018
Length: 7 pages

Feb 6, 2018


Introduced on Feb 6, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 6, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


15% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 6, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Ordered Reported

Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4951 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 4951 — 115th Congress: Monuments Protection Act.” 2018. March 19, 2018 <>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from, the official portal of the United States Congress. is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.