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S. 302: A bill to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 31, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 302

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 31, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Bennet, Mrs. Capito, Ms. Collins, Mr. Daines, Ms. Ernst, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Graham, Ms. Hassan, Mr. King, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Tester, Mr. Heinrich, and Mr. Alexander) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

1.

Permanent reauthorization of Land and Water Conservation Fund

(a)

In general

Section 200302 of title 54, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b), in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking During the period ending September 30, 2018, there and inserting There; and

(2)

in subsection (c)(1), by striking through September 30, 2018.

(b)

Public access

Section 200306 of title 54, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(c)

Public access

Not less than 1.5 percent of amounts made available for expenditure in any fiscal year under section 200303, or $10,000,000, whichever is greater, shall be used for projects that secure recreational public access to existing Federal public land for hunting, fishing, and other recreational purposes.

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