About the bill
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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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.
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).
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Update from Rep. Huffman”
— Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA2] (Sponsor) on Oct 15, 2018
“The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of September 24, 2018”
— Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Sep 24, 2018
“House Approves Huffman Bill on Sustainable Management of the Point Reyes National Seashore”
— Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA2] (Sponsor) on Sep 25, 2018
Aug 28, 2018
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Sep 5, 2018
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Sep 25, 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.
Sep 25, 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.
Dec 12, 2018
Considered by National Parks
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
H.R. 6687 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6687. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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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, H.R. 6687, 115th Cong. (2018).
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