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H.R. 1029 (117th): Free Veterans from Fees Act

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To Waive the application fee for any special use permit for veterans' special events at war memorials on land administered by the National Park Service in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Gregory Steube

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 20, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Feb 11, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 19, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

22 Cosponsors (18 Republicans, 4 Democrats)

See Instead

S. 3240 (same title)
Enacted Via Other Measures — Jul 21, 2022

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Steube Bipartisan Legislation to Waive Burdensome Fees for Veterans Passes House
    — Rep. Gregory Steube [R-FL17] (Sponsor) on Oct 19, 2021

Washington Review: October 22, 2021
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8, 2013-2022] on Oct 22, 2021

the daily leader: tuesday, october 19, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Oct 18, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1029 will be negligible.

History

Feb 11, 2021
 
Introduced

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Apr 28, 2021
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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May 5, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 23, 2021
 
Text Published

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

Jul 26, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Oct 19, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1029 (117th) was 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 H.R. 1029. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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