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H.R.3492: River Paddling Protection Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Cynthia M. Lummis, R-Wyo.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

River Paddling Protection Act - Opens the rivers and streams of Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming to hand-propelled vessels. Declares specified regulations to have no force or effect with regard to the closing of rivers and streams of such Parks to such vessels.

Requires the Fish and Wildlife Service to coordinate any recreational use of hand-propelled vessels on the Gros Ventre River within the National Elk Refuge in Wyoming with Grand Teton National Park to ensure that use is consistent with the requirements of the National Wildlife Refuge Administration Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 275.
Feb. 28, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-369.
Jan. 28, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Jan. 28, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Jan. 28, 2014 Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
Jan. 28, 2014 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
Nov. 21, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Nov. 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Nov. 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Nov. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.