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H.R. 1957: Great American Outdoors Act

An Act to amend title 54, United States Code, to establish, fund, and provide for the use of amounts in a National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to address the maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service, and the Bureau of Indian Education, and to provide permanent, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Lewis

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia’s 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2020
Introduced
Mar 28, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Jul 15, 2020 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 3151: Taxpayer First Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 1, 2019. (compare text)
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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