Federal - HR 502

A bill to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Introduced

January 12, 2017

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A bill to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 235

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  • Sept. 13, 2018 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Natural Resources Committee.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — Authorization Level
    Gosar, R-Ariz. —

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would reduce from $900 million to $425 million the amount authorized annually through fiscal 2018 for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would reduce from $900 million to $425 million the amount authorized annually through fiscal 2018 for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

    Rejected 10-18.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — States Allocation
    Gosar, R-Ariz. —

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would increase, from 40 percent to 45 percent, the state share from the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would increase, from 40 percent to 45 percent, the state share from the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

    Rejected by voice vote.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — Payment In-Lieu of Taxes Program
    Gosar, R-Ariz. —

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would require that at least 15 percent of the total amount appropriated for the Land and Water Conservation Fund be available to counties for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program.

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would require that at least 15 percent of the total amount appropriated for the Land and Water Conservation Fund be available to counties for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program.

    Rejected 11-20.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — Eminent Domain
    Gosar, R-Ariz. —

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would bar the use of funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to acquire property through "condemnation" or eminent domain.

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would bar the use of funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to acquire property through "condemnation" or eminent domain.

    Rejected by voice vote.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — Federal Land Acquisition
    Gosar, R-Ariz. —

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would prohibit the use of the Land and Water Conservation Fund for federal land acquisition. It also would require the federal government to sell an equal amount of land for every amount it acquires.

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would prohibit the use of the Land and Water Conservation Fund for federal land acquisition. It also would require the federal government to sell an equal amount of land for every amount it acquires.

    Rejected 10-21.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — Interior Maintenance Backlog
    Gohmert, R-Texas —

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would require that funds made available annually through fiscal 2026 for the Land and Water Conservation Fund to acquire land or interests in land be used to pay for the Interior Department's maintenance backlog.

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would require that funds made available annually through fiscal 2026 for the Land and Water Conservation Fund to acquire land or interests in land be used to pay for the Interior Department's maintenance backlog.

    Rejected 11-19.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — Interior Maintenance Backlog
    McClintock, R-Calif. —

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would require all funds in the Land and Water Conservation Fund be used to pay for the Interior Department's maintenance backlog until the Interior secretary determines that the backlog has been cleared.

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would require all funds in the Land and Water Conservation Fund be used to pay for the Interior Department's maintenance backlog until the Interior secretary determines that the backlog has been cleared.

    Withdrawn.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — NPS Maintenance Backlog Fund
    Westerman, R-Ark. —

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would require that at least 20 percent of funds in the Land and Water Conservation Fund be used to for financial assistance to the National Park Service's Maintenance Backlog Fund.

    Amendment to the Bishop, R-Utah, substitute amendment that would require that at least 20 percent of funds in the Land and Water Conservation Fund be used to for financial assistance to the National Park Service's Maintenance Backlog Fund.

    Rejected by voice vote.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — Substitute Amendment
    R. Bishop, R-Utah —

    Substitute amendment that would require that at least 40 percent of all funds in the Land and Water Conservation Fund be allocated for federal purposes and at least 40 percent for state purposes.

    It also would require that 3 percent or $20 million, whichever is greater, of LWCF funds be made available for priority projects identified by the Interior and Agriculture secretaries that maintain or increase public access to public lands for hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.

    Substitute amendment that would require that at least 40 percent of all funds in the Land and Water Conservation Fund be allocated for federal purposes and at least 40 percent for state purposes.

    It also would require that 3 percent or $20 million, whichever is greater, of LWCF funds be made available for priority projects identified by the Interior and Agriculture secretaries that maintain or increase public access to public lands for hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    Sept. 13, 2018 — Committee Vote: Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization — Vote to Report

    Permanently authorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. As amended, it would require that at least 40 percent of all funds in the fund be allocated for federal purposes and at least 40 percent for state purposes.

    It also would require that 3 percent or $20 million, whichever is greater, of LWCF funds be made available for priority projects identified by the Interior and Agriculture secretaries that maintain or increase public access to public lands for hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.

    Permanently authorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. As amended, it would require that at least 40 percent of all funds in the fund be allocated for federal purposes and at least 40 percent for state purposes.

    It also would require that 3 percent or $20 million, whichever is greater, of LWCF funds be made available for priority projects identified by the Interior and Agriculture secretaries that maintain or increase public access to public lands for hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) by voice vote.
  • Sept. 13, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Tipton, (R-Colo.)Yoder, (R-Kan.)
  • Sept. 12, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Bergman, (R-Mich.)
  • July 23, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Coffman, (R-Colo.)Wilson, J. (R-S.C.)
  • July 12, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Lamb, (D-Pa.)
  • June 25, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Gianforte, (R-Mont.)
  • June 12, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Rice, T. (R-S.C.)
  • June 5, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Knight, (R-Calif.)
  • May 15, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)
  • May 1, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Marshall, (R-Kan.)
  • April 26, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sessions, (R-Texas)
  • April 17, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Collins, C. (R-N.Y.)Poe, (R-Texas)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
  • March 13, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Tenney, (R-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 29, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Plaskett, (D-V.I.)
  • Dec. 20, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Green, A. (D-Texas)
  • Dec. 18, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Davis, D. (D-Ill.)Dent, (R-Pa.)
  • Dec. 11, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Bass, (D-Calif.)Cuellar, (D-Texas)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
  • Dec. 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Meeks, (D-N.Y.)
  • Dec. 5, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Clarke, Y. (D-N.Y.)
  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Castor, (D-Fla.)
  • Oct. 31, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Crowley, (D-N.Y.)Green, G. (D-Texas)
  • Oct. 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Castro, (D-Texas)Johnson, E.B. (D-Texas)Vela, (D-Texas)
  • Oct. 12, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Brady, R. (D-Pa.)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)Velazquez, (D-N.Y.)
  • Oct. 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Carson, (D-Ind.)Donovan, (R-N.Y.)
    Demings, (D-Fla.)Vargas, (D-Calif.)
  • Sept. 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Butterfield, (D-N.C.)Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)
    Espaillat, (D-N.Y.)Murphy, S. (D-Fla.)
  • Sept. 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Adams, (D-N.C.)Levin, (D-Mich.)Thompson, B. (D-Miss.)
    Conyers (D-Mich.)Lowey, (D-N.Y.)
    Lawson, (D-Fla.)Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)
  • Sept. 14, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Price, (D-N.C.)Turner, (R-Ohio)
  • Sept. 8, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Cleaver (D-Mo.)Krishnamoorthi, (D-Ill.)O'Rourke, (D-Texas)
    Cole, (R-Okla.)Maloney, S.P. (D-N.Y.)Sanchez, (D-Calif.)
  • Aug. 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bishop, S. (D-Ga.)Fudge, (D-Ohio)
  • Aug. 11, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Gomez, (D-Calif.)
  • June 29, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    MacArthur, (R-N.J.)
  • June 23, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bera, (D-Calif.)Cooper, (D-Tenn.)
  • June 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Blunt Rochester, (D-Del.)Correa, (D-Calif.)
  • May 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Kelly, R. (D-Ill.)Mast, (R-Fla.)
  • May 4, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Murphy, T. (R-Pa.)Rouzer, (R-N.C.)
    McEachin, (D-Va.)Panetta, (D-Calif.)Waters, Maxine (D-Calif.)
    Meng, (D-N.Y.)Pascrell (D-N.J.)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
  • April 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 25

    Brown, A. (D-Md.)Gonzalez, (D-Texas)Richmond, (D-La.)
    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Gutierrez, (D-Ill.)Schneider, (D-Ill.)
    Crist, (D-Fla.)Hastings, (D-Fla.)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
    Curbelo, (R-Fla.)Jackson Lee, (D-Texas)Serrano, (D-N.Y.)
    Doggett, (D-Texas)Jeffries, (D-N.Y.)Sewell, (D-Ala.)
    Ellison, (D-Minn.)Lance, (R-N.J.)Veasey, (D-Texas)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)Larsen, R. (D-Wash.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
    Frankel, (D-Fla.)Lewis, John (D-Ga.)
    Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Norcross, (D-N.J.)
  • April 5, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Lynch, (D-Mass.)Raskin, (D-Md.)
  • March 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Bordallo, (D-Guam)Gottheimer, (D-N.J.)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
    Capuano, (D-Mass.)Kihuen, (D-Nev.)Torres, (D-Calif.)
  • March 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Barragan, (D-Calif.)Himes, (D-Conn.)Rice, K. (D-N.Y.)
    Cummings, (D-Md.)Lipinski, (D-Ill.)Schrader, (D-Ore.)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)Neal, (D-Mass.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
  • March 9, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    DeGette, (D-Colo.)Rosen, (D-Nev.)
    McCollum, (D-Minn.)Sires, (D-N.J.)
  • March 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 31

    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Jayapal, (D-Wash.)Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
    Clark, K. (D-Mass.)Kildee, (D-Mich.)Rush, (D-Ill.)
    Costa, (D-Calif.)Kind, R. (D-Wis.)Sablan, (D-N. Marianas)
    Delaney, (D-Md.)Larson, J. (D-Conn.)Sanford, (R-S.C.)
    DeLauro, (D-Conn.)Lujan Grisham, M. (D-N.M.)Sarbanes, J. (D-Md.)
    Eshoo, (D-Calif.)Matsui, (D-Calif.)Slaughter, L. (D-N.Y.)
    Evans, (D-Pa.)Moulton, (D-Mass.)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Nadler, (D-N.Y.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
    Garrett, (R-Va.)Nolan, (D-Minn.)Zeldin, (R-N.Y.)
    Hanabusa, (D-Hawaii)Quigley, (D-Ill.)
    Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 16, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)DeSaulnier, (D-Calif.)McHenry, (R-N.C.)
    Bustos, (D-Ill.)Deutch, (D-Fla.)Pingree, (D-Maine)
    Cartwright, (D-Pa.)Engel, (D-N.Y.)Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Aguilar, (D-Calif.)Kennedy, Joseph (D-Mass.)Titus, (D-Nev.)
    Clay, (D-Mo.)Lawrence, (D-Mich.)Walz, (D-Minn.)
    Dingell, (D-Mich.)O'Halleran, (D-Ariz.)Wasserman Schultz, (D-Fla.)
  • Feb. 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)
    Doyle, (D-Pa.)Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
  • Feb. 2, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Fleischmann, (R-Tenn.)McNerney, (D-Calif.)Visclosky, (D-Ind.)
    Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Schiff, A. (D-Calif.)
  • Jan. 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 41

    Beyer (D-Va.)Kaptur, (D-Ohio)Pallone (D-N.J.)
    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Katko, (R-N.Y.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)
    Boyle, (D-Pa.)Keating, (D-Mass.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
    Chu, (D-Calif.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)Polis, (D-Colo.)
    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Scott, R. (D-Va.)
    Connolly, (D-Va.)Lieu, (D-Calif.)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)
    DelBene, (D-Wash.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Esty, (D-Conn.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
    Faso, (R-N.Y.)McGovern, (D-Mass.)Takano, (D-Calif.)
    Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)Moore, (D-Wis.)Tonko, (D-N.Y.)
    Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Napolitano, (D-Calif.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
    Heck, (D-Wash.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
  • Jan. 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Costello, (R-Pa.)Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)Thompson, M. (D-Calif.)
    Huffman, (D-Calif.)Reichert, (R-Wash.)Tsongas, (D-Mass.)
    LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 12, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Meehan, (R-Pa.)
  • Jan. 12, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Natural Resources.Congressional Record p. H470