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H.R.712: To extend the authorization of the Highlands Conservation Act through fiscal year 2024.

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 Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 19 (12 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 22, 2014
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Bill Summary

Amends the Highlands Conservation Act to extend, through FY2024, funding for: (1) land conservation partnership projects in the highlands regions of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; and (2) Forest Service and Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs to assist such states, units of local government, and private forest and farm landowners in the conservation of land and natural resources in that region.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 22, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 543.
Dec. 22, 2014 Committee on Agriculture discharged.
Dec. 22, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-712, Part I.
Sept. 18, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Sept. 18, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 18, 2014 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
Feb. 26, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 1, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources