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H.R. 297: To require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study on the establishment of, and the potential land that could be included in, a unit of the National Forest System in the State of Hawaii, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ed Case

Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2022
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 13, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 12, 2021

This bill passed in the House on May 12, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

the daily leader: wednesday, may 12, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 11, 2021

the weekly leader: friday, may 7, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 7, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 297 will add $1 million in new spending through 2026.

History

Jan 13, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 7, 2021
 
Text Published

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May 12, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Nov 18, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Jan 19, 2022
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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