To make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available at no cost to members of Gold Star Families.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 27, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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24 Cosponsors (18 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Golden Leads Bipartisan Effort to Retain Free Natl Park Access for Gold Star Families in NDAA”
— Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME2] (Sponsor) on Sep 28, 2020
“King, Golden Introducing Bipartisan Bill to Make National Parks Free for Gold Star Families”
— Sen. Angus King [I-ME] on Mar 5, 2020
“Golden, King Introducing Bipartisan Bill to Make National Parks Free for Gold Star Families”
— Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME2] (Sponsor) on Mar 5, 2020
Feb 27, 2020
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H.R. 5998 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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