H.R. 845, National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act

Bill Text
Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute

H.R. 845, the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act, would improve the state of Forest Service resources without more taxpayer dollars by utilizing volunteers to improve forest service trail maintenance.

Introduced by Rep. Cynthia Lummis (WY-At Large) and cosponsored by 83 members of Congress. Committee representatives include Reps. Colin Peterson (D-MN-7), Bob Goodlatte (VA-6), Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Austin Scott (GA-8), Chris Gibson (NY-19), Dan Benishek (MI-1), Dan Newhouse (WA-4), Tim Walz (D-MN-1), Susan DelBene (D-WA-1), Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM-1), Rick Nolan (D-MN-8), Brad Ashford (D-NE-2)

Introduced on February 10, 2015 and referred to the House Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker. On February 27, 2015 it was referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry. Then, on March 16, 2015 it was also referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands. Passed the House Agriculture Committee (voice vote) on September 14, 2016. Passed the House floor (voice vote) on September 26, 2016. Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent on November 16, 2016. Became Public Law on November 28, 2016. 

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