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H.R. 2490: To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes.

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Jeff Fortenberry

Sponsor. Representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 26, 2020

This bill passed in the House on February 26, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Fortenberry Statement on Passage of H.R. 2490An Important Step Toward Establishing the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail
    — Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1] (Sponsor) on Feb 26, 2020

Natural Resources Committee Approves 16 Bills, Including Key Legislation to Protect Wildlife, Improve Ocean Mapping, Better Manage Fisheries
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] on Sep 19, 2019

the daily leader: wednesday, february 26, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Feb 25, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2490 will be negligible.

History

May 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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

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

Jun 19, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Sep 18, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 11, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Feb 26, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2490 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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