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Short Titles as Introduced

National Parks for America's Children Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To require that the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the National Park Service, create a program to help ensure that youth from urban areas have access to National Parks, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
06/22/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
06/28/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
06/22/2016Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/22/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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No cosponsors.


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Natural Resources06/22/2016 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands06/28/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/22/2016)

National Parks for America's Children Act

This bill directs the Department of the Interior, through the National Park Service, to create a program that helps to ensure that youths from urban areas have access to the National Parks.

The program shall include:

  • an advertising strategy aimed at urban youths and transportation programs to help ensure that they have better access to National Parks,
  • partnerships with urban schools to teach basic outdoor skills and basic nature and biology, and
  • a grant program that helps to ensure that urban youths can afford attendance and lodging fees at the National Parks.