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H.R. 2642 (116th): Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

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To designate and expand wilderness areas in Olympic National Forest in the State of Washington, and to designate certain rivers in Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park as wild and scenic rivers, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Derek Kilmer

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2020
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
May 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 5, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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What legislators are saying

Kilmer’s Wild Olympics Bill to Protect the Environment and Grow Jobs Passes House
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Feb 12, 2020

Natural Resources Committee Advances Legislation To Protect Wilderness, Fight Climate Change
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] on Nov 21, 2019

House approves DeGette wilderness plan as part of annual defense bill
    — Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO1] on Jul 21, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2642 will add $14 million in new spending through 2025.

History

May 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 10, 2019
 
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

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Nov 20, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Dec 5, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 4, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 2642 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2642. 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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