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S. 3422: Great American Outdoors Act

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A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to establish, fund, and provide for the use of amounts in a National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to address the maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service, and the Bureau of Indian Education, and to provide permanent, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Colorado. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2020
Length: 16 pages
Mar 9, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Mar 10, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 10, 2020.

90% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

H.R. 1957 (same title)
Enacted Via Other Measures — Jun 17, 2020


Position statements

What legislators are saying

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Gardner’s Great American Outdoors Act
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO] (Sponsor) on Jun 4, 2020

Portman, Warner, Alexander, King Announce National Parks Study Showing Restore Our Parks Legislation Will Support More Than 100,000 Jobs Over Next Five Years
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 4, 2020

Full conservation funding close
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Jun 15, 2020

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Mar 9, 2020

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Mar 10, 2020
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