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S. 569 (115th): Land and Water Conservation Authorization and Funding Act

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A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to provide consistent and reliable authority for, and for the funding of, the Land and Water Conservation Fund to maximize the effectiveness of the Fund for future generations, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Maria Cantwell

Sponsor. Senator for Washington. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Mar 8, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 2, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

In Final Weeks of 115th Congress, Cantwell, Bipartisan Colleagues Rally to Save LWCF, Call on Congress to Pass LWCF during Lame Duck
    — Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Sponsor) on Nov 29, 2018

Hirono Receives Perfect Score from Leading Environmental Advocacy Groups
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 21, 2018

Daines Advances Slate of Montana Priorities
    — Sen. Steve Daines [R-MT] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 2, 2018

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Mar 8, 2017

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Oct 2, 2018
Ordered Reported

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Dec 11, 2018
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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S. 569 (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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