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Federal Bills for 2016 of type Public Law

H.R. 4665, Public Law

which requires the Secretary of Commerce to conduct an assessment and analysis of the outdoor recreation economy of the United States, was signed into law on December 8, 2016. 


H.R. 845, Public Law

which directs the Secretary of Agriculture to publish in the Federal Register a strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in National Forest System trail maintenance, was signed into law by President Obama on November 28, 2016.


H.R. 2733, Public Law

which requires the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for certain tribes, was signed by the president on October 7, 2016.

Public Lands

H.R. 2494, Public Law

which supports global anti-poaching efforts, strengthens the capacity of partner countries to counter wildlife trafficking, and designates major wildlife trafficking countries, was signed by the president on October 7, 2016.

Wildlife (generally)

S. 1579, Public Law

which enhances and integrates Native American tourism, empowers Native American communities, increases coordination and collaboration between federal tourism assets, and expands heritage and cultural tourism opportunities in the United States, was signed by President Obama on September 23, 2016.


S. 2328, Public Law

would reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act.


S. 2276, Public Law

would amend title 49, U.S. Code, to provide enhanced safety in pipeline transportation.


H.R. 2576, Public Law

would modernize TSCA.

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

H.R. 2212, Public Law

would take certain federal lands located in Lassen County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Susanville Indian Rancheria.

Land Use (generally)

H.R. 812, Public Law

would provide for Native American trust asset management reform.

Land Use (generally)