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H.R. 857 (115th): California Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2018

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To provide for conservation and enhanced recreation activities in the California Desert Conservation Area, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Paul Cook

Sponsor. Representative for California's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2018
Length: 154 pages
Introduced
Feb 3, 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 25, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

See Instead

S. 32 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Oct 2, 2018

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What legislators are saying

Rep. Cooks California Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act Passes in House
    — Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA8] (Sponsor) on Jun 25, 2018

Titus statement on trumps public lands executive order
    — Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1] on Apr 26, 2017

On the House Floor This Week - 6/25/18
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Jun 25, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 857 will add $21 million in new spending through 2028.

History

Feb 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 6, 2018
 
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 16, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 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.

Oct 2, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 5, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and 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.

H.R. 857 (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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