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H.R. 1049: National Heritage Area Act of 2019

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To authorize a National Heritage Area Program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Paul Tonko

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2019
Length: 27 pages
Introduced
Feb 7, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Jan 29, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 29, 2020.

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Tonko Heritage Bill Advances with Bipartisan Vote
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Sponsor) on Jan 29, 2020

Rep. Courtney Leads New England Coalition in Introducing Legislation to Save the Last Green Valley and Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Areas
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 26, 2020

Stefanik Cosponsors Legislation Supporting National Heritage Areas
    — Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 7, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1049 will add $166 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Feb 7, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 30, 2019
 
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

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Jan 29, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1049 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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