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S. 327: Wounded Veterans Recreation Act


A bill to amend the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to provide for a lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-connected disability.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jeanne Shaheen

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Hampshire. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 4, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Nov 16, 2020

This bill was passed by Congress on November 16, 2020 and goes to the President next.

Prognosis
98% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Disabled Vets Will Receive Lifetime Access to National Parks After Tester Bill Unanimously Passes Senate [press_release]
    — Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 23, 2020

the daily leader: monday, november 16, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 15, 2020

Correa Votes To Pass Five Bipartisan Veteran Bills To Help America’s Heroes
    — Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA46] on Nov 16, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 327 will be negligible.

History

Feb 4, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jun 19, 2019
 
Considered by National Parks

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

Dec 12, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 22, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 13, 2020
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Nov 13, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Nov 16, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Signed by the President

S. 327 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 327. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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