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PA Bill Number: HB1725

Title: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place.

Description: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place. ...

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Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB4489

this is an pro-gun bill   evalutation

This legislation would expand recreational shooting opportunities for all citizens on Federal land.

Legislation Overview

Title: ACCESS Act Authorizing Critical Conservation and Enabling Sportsmen and Sportswomen Act

Subject: Public lands and natural resources

Description: ACCESS Act Authorizing Critical Conservation and Enabling Sportsmen and Sportswomen Act This bill revises, reauthorizes, and establishes programs and entities regarding the conservation of wildlife and expanded access to hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting on federal lands. The bill makes permanent the authorizations for: (1) the program for the sale and exchange of public lands identified for disposal under approved land use plans, and (2) the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The bill revises requirements for appointment to the Board of Directors of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and reauthorizes the foundation through FY2022. This bill reauthorizes through FY2022 the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and the multinational species conservation funds. The Department of the Interior shall convene a panel of experts on great apes to identify the greatest needs and priorities for their conservation. Certain federal departments and agencies shall implement activities to protect water and wildlife to control invasive species on the lands which they manage. The bill establishes Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize competitions regarding wildlife related concerns. The bill establishes the National Fish Habitat Board and provides for the designation of Fish Habitat Partnerships by it. Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act The bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the construction and expansion of public target ranges. The bill declares that federal lands shall be open to hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting, unless closed in accordance with this bill.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.

Last Action Date: May 22, 2018

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4489/all-info

Sponsors

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15 sponsors: Mike Thompson (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Jared Huffman (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Nanette Barragan (D); Jimmy Gomez (D); Ro Khanna (D); Marc Veasey (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Jacky Rosen (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Timothy Walz (D); Matthew Cartwright (D); Albio Sires (D); Debbie Dingell (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 22 2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
House Dec 21 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.
House Dec 5 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
House Dec 5 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
House Dec 1 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
House Nov 30 2017 Introduced in House
House Nov 30 2017 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, the Judiciary, Agriculture, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Nov 30 2017 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, the Judiciary, Agriculture, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Nov 30 2017 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, the Judiciary, Agriculture, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Nov 30 2017 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, the Judiciary, Agriculture, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Nov 30 2017 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, the Judiciary, Agriculture, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Dec 2 2017 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Environment

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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