House Bill 4300
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Alexander Lofgren Veterans in Parks (VIP) Act
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Passed House on Jul 29, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 1, 2021
Latest Action
Jul 30, 2021
Origin Chamber
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Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
4300
Congress
117
Policy Area
Public Lands and Natural Resources
Public Lands and Natural Resources
Primary focus of measure is natural areas (including wilderness); lands under government jurisdiction; land use practices and policies; parks, monuments, and historic sites; fisheries and marine resources; mining and minerals. Measures concerning energy supplies and production may fall under Energy policy area.
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Passed
July 29, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Veterans in Parks (VIP) Act

This bill makes the America the Beautiful-National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available, without charge, to members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and Gold Star Families. The pass covers the entrance fee and standard amenity recreation fee for all federal recreational lands and waters.

Text (4)
July 30, 2021
July 29, 2021
July 26, 2021
Actions (20)
07/30/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
07/29/2021
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
07/29/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/29/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 420 - 0 (Roll no. 254). (text: 07/26/2021 CR H3864)
07/29/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 420 - 0 (Roll no. 254).(text: 07/26/2021 CR H3864)
07/29/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4272-4273)
07/26/2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
07/26/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4300.
07/26/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3864-3868)
07/26/2021
Mrs. Dingell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/26/2021
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 78.
07/26/2021
Committee on Agriculture discharged.
07/26/2021
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 117-105, Part I.
07/14/2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
07/14/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
07/14/2021
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
07/13/2021
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
07/08/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
07/01/2021
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
07/01/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 2, 2021 7:12:13 AM
Record Updated
Sep 22, 2021 6:54:42 PM