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H.R. 999: Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

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

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Derek Kilmer

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2021
Length: 23 pages
Feb 11, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Feb 11, 2021

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2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Kilmer’s Wild Olympics Bill to Protect the Environment and Grow Jobs Passes House
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Feb 26, 2021

LaMalfa: Surrendering Our Forests To Washington Bureaucrats Has Potentially Devastating Consequences
    — Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] on Feb 26, 2021

Rep. Maloney Votes to Pass H.R. 803, the Protecting Americas Wilderness and Public Lands Act
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Feb 26, 2021

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Feb 11, 2021

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