US SB491 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on March 1 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-12-16 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 200.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Designates specified segments of the main stem and the tributaries of the York River in Maine as a recreational river. The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements to provide for the long-term protection, preservation, and enhancement of the river segments. No land or interest in land within the watersheds of the river segments may be acquired by condemnation.

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York River Wild and Scenic River Act of 2021



2021-12-16SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 200.
2021-12-16SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Manchin without amendment. With written report No. 117-50.
2021-11-18SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
2021-06-23SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
2021-03-01SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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HB1469 (Related) 2021-11-09 - Subcommittee Hearings Held.


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