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S. 349: Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act of 2019

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A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to request nominations for, and make determinations regarding, roads to be designated under the national scenic byways program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Susan Collins

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maine. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 9, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Feb 6, 2019
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 831: Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act of 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 22, 2019. (compare text)
Prognosis
52% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cardin, Collins Bill to Protect America's Scenic Byways Passed by Congress
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 10, 2019

EPW Business Meeting: Opening Statement of Ranking Member Carper
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] on Jun 19, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 349 will be negligible.

History

Feb 6, 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
 
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.

Jul 23, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Sep 9, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

S. 349 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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