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H.R. 1248 (116th): York River Wild and Scenic River Act of 2019

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To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain river segments within the York watershed in the State of Maine as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Chellie Pingree

Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 27, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 30, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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).

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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

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What legislators are saying

Natural Resources Committee Advances Bills to Protect Boundary Waters From Mining, Remove Confederate Monuments, Protect Public Lands
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] on Sep 30, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1248 will add $1 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Feb 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2019
 
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

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Sep 30, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 27, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 1248 (116th) 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 H.R. 1248. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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