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S. 286 (115th): Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act

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A bill to require a land conveyance involving the Elkhorn Ranch and the White River National Forest in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Senator for Colorado. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Feb 2, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 698: Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 3, 2018. (compare text)

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What legislators are saying

Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson, Courtney Urge Interior OIG to Investigate New Revelations Regarding Tribal Decision
    — Sen. Richard Blumenthal [D-CT] on May 7, 2018

Murphy, blumenthal, larson, courtney urge interior oig to investigate new revelations regarding tribal decision
    — Sen. Christopher Murphy [D-CT] on May 7, 2018

Larson, blumenthal, murphy, courtney urge inspector general to investigate timing of interior casino decision
    — Rep. John Larson [D-CT1] on Jun 12, 2018

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Feb 2, 2017

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Mar 30, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Jun 7, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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S. 286 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 286. 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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