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H.R. 803 (117th): Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act

To designate certain lands in the State of Colorado as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Diana DeGette

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

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2021
Length: 404 pages
Introduced
Feb 4, 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 February 26, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

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).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 1154: Great Dismal Swamp National Heritage Area Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2023. (compare text)
Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)

Source

History

Feb 4, 2021
 
Introduced

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Feb 16, 2021
 
Text Published

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

Feb 26, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 803 (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. 803. 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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