Summary: H.R.5564 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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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.