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H.R. 6687: 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

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 25, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 25, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

48% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Aug 28, 2018
 
Introduced

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Sep 5, 2018
 
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Sep 21, 2018
 
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Sep 25, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 25, 2018
 
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