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S. 526: Buffalo Tract Protection Act

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A bill to withdraw certain Bureau of Land Management land from mineral development.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Martin Heinrich

Sponsor. Junior Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Dec 12, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 12, 2019.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

H.R. 2640 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jan 15, 2020

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History

Feb 14, 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.

Dec 12, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 526 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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