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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Reported to House

American Heritage Trust Act of 1988

Short Titles as Introduced

American Heritage Trust Act of 1988

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

A bill to establish the American Heritage Trust, for purposes of enhancing the protection of the Nation's natural, historical, cultural, and outdoor recreational heritage, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
09/28/1988House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Discharged by Unanimous Consent.
09/22/1988Reported to House (Amended) by House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Report No: 100-944 (Part I).
03/09/1988Introduced in House

All Actions (21)

Date
09/28/1988Placed on Union Calendar No: 593.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/28/1988House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/28/1988Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment Discharged.
Action By: House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment
09/27/1988Referred to Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment.
Action By: Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries
09/26/1988Executive Comment Received From Interior.
09/22/1988Referred to House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Sequentially, for a Period Ending not Later than Sep 28, 88.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/22/1988Reported to House (Amended) by House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Report No: 100-944 (Part I).
08/03/1988Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
08/03/1988Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
07/28/1988Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended).
Action By: House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
06/28/1988Unfavorable Executive Comment Received From USDA.
06/24/1988Field Hearings Held in Atlanta, Georgia.
Action By: House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
06/24/1988Field Hearings Held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Action By: House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
06/24/1988Field Hearings Held in Denver, Colorado.
Action By: House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
06/23/1988Unfavorable Executive Comment Received From Interior.
05/19/1988Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
05/17/1988Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
03/22/1988Executive Comment Requested from Interior.
03/17/1988Referred to Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands.
Action By: Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
03/09/1988Referred to House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/09/1988Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (235)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bevill, Tom [D-AL-4]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Fascell, Dante B. [D-FL-19]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Lagomarsino, Robert J. [R-CA-19]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-4]* 04/13/1988
Rep. de Lugo, Ron [D-VI-At Large]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Kostmayer, Peter H. [D-PA-8]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Gejdenson, Sam [D-CT-2]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Kastenmeier, Robert W. [D-WI-2]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Derrick, Butler C. [D-SC-3]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Mrazek, Robert J. [D-NY-3]* 04/13/1988
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Huckaby, Thomas J. (Jerry) [D-LA-5]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Pickett, Owen B. [D-VA-2]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Jontz, Jim [D-IN-5]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Lowry, Mike [D-WA-7]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Traficant, James A., Jr. [D-OH-17]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Moakley, John Joseph [D-MA-9]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Harris, Claude [D-AL-7]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Collins, Cardiss [D-IL-7]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Gregg, Judd [R-NH-2]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Fuster, Jamie B. [D-PR-At Large]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Matsui, Robert T. [D-CA-3]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Smith, Lawrence [D-FL-16]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Swift, Al [D-WA-2]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Boucher, Rick [D-VA-9]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Horton, Frank J. [R-NY-29]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Manton, Thomas J. [D-NY-9]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Walgren, Doug [D-PA-18]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Moody, Jim [D-WI-5]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Darden, George (Buddy) [D-GA-7]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Hughes, William J. [D-NJ-2]* 04/13/1988
Rep. Sharp, Philip R. [D-IN-2] 04/20/1988
Rep. Whittaker, Bob [R-KS-5] 04/20/1988
Rep. Eckart, Dennis E. [D-OH-11] 04/20/1988
Rep. Bilbray, James H. [D-NV-1] 04/20/1988
Rep. Neal, Stephen L. [D-NC-5] 04/20/1988
Rep. Beilenson, Anthony C. [D-CA-23] 04/20/1988
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24] 04/20/1988
Rep. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA-6] 04/20/1988
Rep. Quillen, James H. (Jimmy) [R-TN-1] 04/20/1988
Rep. Morrison, Bruce A. [D-CT-3] 04/20/1988
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-30] 04/20/1988
Rep. Fish, Hamilton, Jr. [R-NY-21] 04/20/1988
Rep. Jeffords, James M. [R-VT-At Large] 04/20/1988
Rep. Roe, Robert A. [D-NJ-8] 04/20/1988
Rep. Mavroules, Nicholas [D-MA-6] 04/20/1988
Rep. Wolpe, Howard E. [D-MI-3] 04/20/1988
Rep. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND-At Large] 04/20/1988
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] 04/29/1988
Rep. Vento, Bruce F. [D-MN-4] 04/29/1988
Rep. Patterson, Elizabeth [D-SC-4] 04/29/1988
Rep. Roukema, Marge [R-NJ-5] 04/29/1988
Rep. Glickman, Dan [D-KS-4] 04/29/1988
Rep. Garcia, Robert [D-NY-18] 04/29/1988
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-7] 04/29/1988
Rep. Gingrich, Newt [R-GA-6] 04/29/1988
Rep. Ravenel, Arthur, Jr. [R-SC-1] 04/29/1988
Rep. Tallon, Robert M. (Robin) [D-SC-6] 04/29/1988
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-5] 04/29/1988
Rep. Robinson, Tommy F. [D-AR-2] 04/29/1988
Rep. Barnard, Doug, Jr. [D-GA-10] 04/29/1988
Rep. Byron, Beverly B. [D-MD-6] 04/29/1988
Rep. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME-2] 05/10/1988
Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-6] 05/10/1988
Rep. Atkins, Chester G. [D-MA-5] 05/10/1988
Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-22] 05/10/1988
Rep. Sawyer, Tom [D-OH-14] 05/10/1988
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-5] 05/10/1988
Rep. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI-2] 05/10/1988
Rep. Hammerschmidt, John P. [R-AR-3] 05/10/1988
Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] 05/10/1988
Rep. Johnson, Tim [D-SD-At Large] 05/10/1988
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 05/10/1988
Rep. Traxler, Bob [D-MI-8] 05/10/1988
Rep. Feighan, Edward F. [D-OH-19] 05/10/1988
Rep. Morrison, Sid [R-WA-4] 05/10/1988
Rep. Anthony, Beryl, Jr. [D-AR-4] 05/10/1988
Rep. Boggs, Corinne C. (Lindy) [D-LA-2] 05/10/1988
Rep. Espy, Mike [D-MS-2] 05/10/1988
Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1] 05/10/1988
Rep. DeWine, Mike [R-OH-7] 05/10/1988
Rep. Smith, Bob [R-NH-1] 05/10/1988
Rep. de la Garza, E. [D-TX-15] 05/10/1988
Rep. Owens, Wayne [D-UT-2] 05/17/1988
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 05/17/1988
Rep. Brooks, Jack B. [D-TX-9] 05/17/1988
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-30] 05/17/1988
Rep. Sunia, Foto I. F. [D-AS-At Large] 05/17/1988
Rep. Annunzio, Frank [D-IL-11] 05/17/1988
Rep. Porter, John Edward [R-IL-10] 05/17/1988
Rep. Miller, John R. [R-WA-1] 05/17/1988
Rep. Rowland, John G. [R-CT-5] 05/17/1988
Rep. Rose, Charlie [D-NC-7] 05/17/1988
Rep. Studds, Gerry E. [D-MA-10] 05/17/1988
Rep. Edwards, Don [D-CA-10] 05/17/1988
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 05/17/1988
Rep. Andrews, Michael [D-TX-25] 05/17/1988
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27] 05/17/1988
Rep. Jacobs, Andrew, Jr. [D-IN-10] 05/17/1988
Rep. Davis, Jack [R-IL-4] 05/17/1988
Rep. Yates, Sidney R. [D-IL-9] 05/25/1988
Rep. Bustamante, Albert G. [D-TX-23] 05/25/1988
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-11] 05/25/1988
Rep. Nichols, Bill [D-AL-3] 05/25/1988
Rep. Bonker, Don [D-WA-3] 05/25/1988
Rep. Leath, Marvin [D-TX-11] 05/25/1988
Rep. Volkmer, Harold L. [D-MO-9] 05/25/1988
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] 05/25/1988
Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] 05/25/1988
Rep. Clarke, James McC. [D-NC-11] 05/25/1988
Rep. Ford, William D. [D-MI-15] 05/25/1988
Rep. Leland, Mickey [D-TX-18] 05/25/1988
Rep. Martin, David O'B. [R-NY-26] 05/25/1988
Rep. Williams, Pat [D-MT-1] 05/25/1988
Rep. Oakar, Mary Rose [D-OH-20] 05/25/1988
Rep. Jones, Ed [D-TN-8] 05/25/1988
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 05/25/1988
Rep. Clement, Bob [D-TN-5] 05/25/1988
Rep. Madigan, Edward R. [R-IL-15] 05/25/1988
Rep. Schneider, Claudine [R-RI-2] 05/25/1988
Rep. Mineta, Norman Y. [D-CA-13] 05/25/1988
Rep. Dowdy, Wayne [D-MS-4] 05/25/1988
Rep. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE-At Large] 05/25/1988
Rep. Synar, Mike [D-OK-2] 05/25/1988
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 06/03/1988
Rep. MacKay, Buddy [D-FL-6] 06/03/1988
Rep. Kennelly, Barbara B. [D-CT-1] 06/03/1988
Rep. Brennan, Joseph E. [D-ME-1] 06/03/1988
Rep. St Germain, Fernand J. [D-RI-1] 06/03/1988
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-26] 06/03/1988
Rep. Hatcher, Charles [D-GA-2] 06/03/1988
Rep. Kolter, Joseph P. [D-PA-4] 06/03/1988
Rep. Clinger, William F., Jr. [R-PA-23] 06/03/1988
Rep. Valentine, Tim [D-NC-2] 06/03/1988
Rep. Lehman, William [D-FL-17] 06/03/1988
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] 06/03/1988
Rep. Hamilton, Lee H. [D-IN-9] 06/03/1988
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] 06/03/1988
Rep. Pursell, Carl D. [R-MI-2] 06/03/1988
Rep. Lent, Norman F. [R-NY-4] 06/14/1988
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-11] 06/14/1988
Rep. Savage, Gus [D-IL-2] 06/14/1988
Rep. Hayes, Charles A. [D-IL-1] 06/14/1988
Rep. Skaggs, David E. [D-CO-2] 06/14/1988
Rep. Lancaster, H. Martin [D-NC-3] 06/14/1988
Rep. Ridge, Thomas J. [R-PA-21] 06/14/1988
Rep. Dyson, Roy [D-MD-1] 06/14/1988
Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12] 06/14/1988
Rep. Jenkins, Edgar L. [D-GA-9] 06/14/1988
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-4] 06/14/1988
Rep. Brown, George E., Jr. [D-CA-36] 06/14/1988
Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7] 06/14/1988
Rep. Gallo, Dean A. [R-NJ-11] 06/14/1988
Rep. Rowland, J. Roy [D-GA-8] 06/14/1988
Rep. Lloyd, Marilyn [D-TN-3] 06/14/1988
Rep. Wyden, Ron [D-OR-3] 06/14/1988
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 06/22/1988
Rep. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [D-CO-3] 06/22/1988
Rep. Houghton, Amo [R-NY-34] 06/22/1988
Rep. Hutto, Earl [D-FL-1] 06/22/1988
Rep. Hochbrueckner, George J. [D-NY-1] 06/22/1988
Rep. McCloskey, Frank [D-IN-8] 06/22/1988
Rep. Erdreich, Ben [D-AL-6] 06/22/1988
Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] 06/22/1988
Rep. Bruce, Terry L. [D-IL-19] 06/22/1988
Rep. Jones, Walter B. [D-NC-1] 06/22/1988
Rep. Scheuer, James H. [D-NY-8] 06/22/1988
Rep. Sundquist, Don [R-TN-7] 06/22/1988
Rep. Lujan, Manuel, Jr. [R-NM-1] 06/22/1988
Rep. Florio, James J. [D-NJ-1] 06/22/1988
Rep. McCollum, Bill [R-FL-5] 06/22/1988
Rep. Stallings, Richard H. [D-ID-2] 06/23/1988
Rep. Solomon, Gerald B. H. [R-NY-24] 06/30/1988
Rep. Stratton, Samuel S. [D-NY-23] 06/30/1988
Rep. McDade, Joseph M. [R-PA-10] 06/30/1988
Rep. McCrery, Jim [R-LA-4] 06/30/1988
Rep. Bennett, Charles E. [D-FL-3] 06/30/1988
Rep. Kleczka, Gerald D. [D-WI-4] 06/30/1988
Rep. Bonior, David E. [D-MI-12] 06/30/1988
Rep. Donnelly, Brian J. [D-MA-11] 06/30/1988
Rep. Early, Joseph D. [D-MA-3] 06/30/1988
Rep. Ford, Harold E. [D-TN-9] 07/11/1988
Rep. Wise, Robert E., Jr. [D-WV-3] 07/11/1988
Rep. Foglietta, Thomas M. [D-PA-1] 07/11/1988
Rep. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK-1] 07/11/1988
Rep. Hefner, W. G. (Bill) [D-NC-8] 07/11/1988
Rep. Coleman, Ronald D. [D-TX-16] 07/11/1988
Rep. Yatron, Gus [D-PA-6] 07/26/1988
Rep. Mollohan, Alan B. [D-WV-1] 07/26/1988
Rep. Nagle, Dave R, [D-IA-3] 07/26/1988
Rep. Green, S. William [R-NY-15] 07/26/1988
Rep. Roberts, Pat [R-KS-1] 07/26/1988
Rep. McEwen, Bob [R-OH-6] 07/26/1988
Rep. Weber, Vin [R-MN-2] 07/26/1988
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4] 07/27/1988
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-45] 07/27/1988
Rep. Dellums, Ronald V. [D-CA-8] 07/27/1988
Rep. Dwyer, Bernard J. [D-NJ-6] 07/27/1988
Rep. Fawell, Harris W. [R-IL-13] 07/27/1988
Rep. Biaggi, Mario [D-NY-19] 07/27/1988
Rep. Spence, Floyd [R-SC-2] 07/27/1988
Rep. Gunderson, Steve [R-WI-3] 07/27/1988
Rep. Obey, David R. [D-WI-7] 07/27/1988
Rep. Chandler, Rod D. [R-WA-8] 08/04/1988
Rep. Murphy, Austin J. [D-PA-22] 08/04/1988
Rep. Clay, William (Bill) [D-MO-1] 08/04/1988
Rep. Emerson, Bill [R-MO-8] 08/04/1988
Rep. Nowak, Henry [D-NY-33] 08/04/1988
Rep. Alexander, Bill [D-AR-1] 08/04/1988
Rep. Rinaldo, Matthew J. [R-NJ-7] 08/04/1988
Rep. Mica, Daniel Andrew [D-FL-14] 08/04/1988
Rep. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY-10] 08/04/1988
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] 08/04/1988
Rep. Penny, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 08/04/1988
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 08/04/1988
Rep. Coyne, William J. [D-PA-14] 08/04/1988
Rep. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD-3] 08/04/1988
Rep. Coleman, E. Thomas [R-MO-6] 08/11/1988
Rep. Gray, William H., III [D-PA-2] 09/07/1988
Rep. Mfume, Kweisi [D-MD-7] 09/07/1988
Rep. Torricelli, Robert G. [D-NJ-9] 09/07/1988
Rep. Flake, Floyd H. [D-NY-6] 09/07/1988
Rep. Meyers, Jan [R-KS-3] 09/07/1988
Rep. Hastert, J. Dennis [R-IL-14] 09/07/1988
Rep. Staggers, Harley O., Jr. [D-WV-2] 09/07/1988
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-12] 09/07/1988
Rep. Grant, Bill [D-FL-2] 09/07/1988
Rep. Borski, Robert A. [D-PA-3] 09/13/1988
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5] 09/13/1988
Rep. Rodino, Peter W., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 09/28/1988
Rep. Lowery, Bill [R-CA-41] 09/28/1988
Rep. Weiss, Ted [D-NY-17] 09/28/1988

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Interior and Insular Affairs03/09/1988 Referred to
08/03/1988 Markup by
09/22/1988 Reported by H.Rept 100-944 Part 1
House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands03/17/1988 Referred to
06/24/1988 Hearings by
07/28/1988 Reported by
House Merchant Marine and Fisheries09/22/1988 Referred to
09/28/1988 Discharged from
House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment09/27/1988 Referred to
09/28/1988 Discharged from

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Latest Summary (2)

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Reported to House amended, Part I (09/22/1988)

(Reported to House from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs with amendment, H. Rept. 100-944(Part I))

American Heritage Trust Act of 1988 - Title I: American Heritage Trust - Establishes the American Heritage Trust, comprised of the Land and Water Conservation Fund and the Historic Preservation Fund, to provide funding for the preservation of America's natural, historical, cultural, and outdoor recreational areas.

Title II: Land and Water Conservation Fund - Amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act to require the Secretary of the Treasury to invest a portion of the Land and Water Conservation Fund in public debt securities. Requires that the interest from such investments be used to provide for the preservation of the Nation's recreational areas. Requires any excess interest to be credited to the Treasury.

Sets forth a formula for the allocation of such interest income to the Federal Government and the States. Sets forth specified requirements with respect to the apportionment of such income to local and State governments, Indian tribes, and Alaska Native Village Corporations. Repeals a specified section concerning publicity and signing provisions.

Title III: Historic Preservation Fund - Amends the National Historic Preservation Act to extend the Historic Preservation Fund through 2015. Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to invest a portion of such Fund in public debt securities.

Requires that the interest from such investments be used for the preservation of historic sites.

Provides for allocation of a percentage of annual appropriations for State historic preservation trust funds.

Title IV: Miscellaneous Provisions - Requires the owner of any site that benefits from moneys derived from the American Heritage Trust to install a sign indicating that fact. Requires the Secretary of the Interior, within 18 months after enactment of this Act, to provide for a contest for elementary or secondary school children for the design of a symbol to represent such Trust and for use in such signs.