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H.R. 2491 (116th): Roadless Area Conservation Act of 2019

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To provide lasting protection for inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System.

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Sponsor and status

Ruben Gallego

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 2, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
May 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 2, 2019, 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).

Cosponsors

107 Cosponsors (106 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

ICYMI: House Climate Crisis Action Plan Highlights 3 Gallego Bills
    — Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ7] (Sponsor) on Jul 7, 2020

Chair Grijalva, Leading Democrats Promise Oversight of Trump Administration Proposal to Remove Protections for Millions of Acres of American Rainforest
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 15, 2019

Chair Grijalva, Leading Democrats Promise Oversight of Trump Administration Proposal to Remove Protections for Millions of Acres of American Rainforest
    — Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM1, 2019-2021] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 15, 2019

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History

May 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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

H.R. 2491 (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. 2491. 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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