H.R.5564 - National Parks for America's Children Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] (Introduced 06/22/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/28/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5564 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
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.