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H.R. 975 (116th): Maritime Washington National Heritage Area Act

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To establish the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area in the State of Washington, 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 5, 2019
Length: 16 pages
Feb 5, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 47: John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 12, 2019. (compare text)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Kilmer Recognized as National Park Champion
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Apr 3, 2019

Kilmer, Heck proposal to establish first National Heritage Area in the Pacific Northwest passes Senate in comprehensive public lands package
    — Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA10, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 14, 2019

Kilmer Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Public Lands Package
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Feb 26, 2019

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Feb 5, 2019

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H.R. 975 (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. 975. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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