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S. 258: Ruby Mountains Protection Act

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A bill to prohibit oil and gas leasing on the National Forest System land in the Ruby Mountains Ranger District located in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Elko and White Pine Counties, Nevada, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Catherine Cortez Masto

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Nevada. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 29, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jan 29, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 29, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

Jan 29, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 14, 2019
 
Considered by Public Lands, Forests, and Mining

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

Nov 19, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 258 is 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.

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