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H.R. 6687 (115th): To direct the Secretary of the Interior to manage the Point Reyes National Seashore in the State of California consistently with Congress’ long-standing intent to continue to authorize working dairies and ranches on agricultural property as part of the seashore’s unique historic, cultural, scenic and natural values, and for other purposes.

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6687 amends current law to require the Secretary of the Interior to manage agricultural property in the Point Reyes National Seashore in California consistent with maintaining working dairies and ranches. It also requires the Secretary to control the Tule Elk population in the area, minimizing conflict between working dairies and ranches. Finally, it requires the Secretary to issue leases and special use permits of 20 years to working dairies and ranches following the completion of an Environmental Impact Statement.

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Jared Huffman

Sponsor. Representative for California's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Aug 28, 2018
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 September 25, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Aug 28, 2018
 
Introduced

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Sep 5, 2018
 
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Sep 25, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Dec 12, 2018
 
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H.R. 6687 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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