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H.R. 803: Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act

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

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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

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 26, 2021

This bill passed in the House on February 26, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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

Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 803 – Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (Feb 23, 2021)

What legislators are saying

U.S. House approves landmark public lands package
    — Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO1] (Sponsor) on Feb 26, 2021

Congressman Gosar Denounces Democrat Land Grab in His District
    — Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] on Feb 26, 2021

Congressman Lamborn Opposes Largest Land Grab in Colorado History
    — Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5] on Feb 26, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 803 will be negligible.

History

Feb 4, 2021
 
Introduced

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Feb 16, 2021
 
Text Published

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Feb 26, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 803 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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