Tag: bipartisan bill

  • Boone and Crockett Club Thanks Rep. Westerman For Introducing Trillion Trees Act Calling for Improved Forest Management and Reforestation

    The Boone and Crockett Club welcomed yesterday’s introduction of the Trillion Trees Act by House Natural Resource Committee Ranking Member Representative Bruce Westerman. The bipartisan legislation would set a target of restoring one trillion trees worldwide through forest restoration, management, and utilization. This global effort would help sequester over 200 gigatons of carbon, an amount […]

  • U.S. Senate sends DESCEND Act to President Trump’s Desk

    December 21, 2020 (WASHINGTON, D.C) – Today, the U.S. Senate passed without objection H.R. 5126, Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2020 (DESCEND Act). The bipartisan bill requires recreational (including charter boats) and commercial fishermen to have on board a venting tool or descending device that is rigged and ready for […]

  • DU celebrates historic signing of ACE Act into law

    Package contains first congressional NAWCA authorization since 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oct. 30, 2020 – Today, President Trump signed America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act into law. This bipartisan bill, which affects many important wetland habitat and wildlife conservation programs, was passed by the United States House and Senate with unanimous support in both chambers. The […]

  • House Passes Historic Great American Outdoors Act

    Following a decisive 310-107 vote, conservation and access bill advances to president’s desk WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives decisively voted 310-107 today to advance the Great American Outdoors Act, a bipartisan bill Backcountry Hunters & Anglers calls a “once in a generation” opportunity to fund conservation and access in the United States. The House […]

  • Boone and Crockett Club: House Passage of Great American Outdoors Act Paves Way for Historic Conservation Victory

    MISSOULA, Mont. (July 22, 2020) – The Boone and Crockett Club today praised passage of the Great American Outdoors Act by the U.S. House of Representatives as a monumental step for public lands conservation. The bipartisan bill, that passed by a resounding vote of 310-107 fully funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund and also provides funding […]

  • Senate Unanimously Passes Massive Package of Conservation Bills

    ACE Act represents consensus priorities of hunting and angling community;BHA urges House to advance to president’s desk WASHINGTON – Earlier today the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a diverse package of conservation measures, the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act, or ACE Act (S. 3051). The bipartisan bill represents a number of consensus priorities for hunters and anglers, […]

  • House of Representatives Passes H.R. 925, Reauthorizing the North American Wetlands Conservation Act Through 2024

    St. Paul, Minn. – Nov. 21, 2019 – On Wednesday afternoon, Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever praised the efforts of the House of Representatives for passing bipartisan bill, H.R. 925, to reauthorize funding for the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) at $60 million per year until 2024. NAWCA, arguably the most important legislation for […]

  • House passes bill to reauthorize NAWCA

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 20, 2019 – The House of Representatives recently passed a bipartisan bill that would reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) at $60 million a year until 2024. This legislation, H.R. 925, led by Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Rob Wittman (R-VA-01), is vitally important for the continuation of this […]

  • Bipartisan Fish Habitat Conservation Bill Passes U.S. House Committee

    Bill will help conserve and restore fish habitat across the U.S. Alexandria, VA – September 25, 2019 – The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources today passed a bipartisan bill that authorizes a successful public-private partnership program to conserve and restore fish habitats nationwide for the benefit of America’s 49 million recreational anglers. The bipartisan National […]

  • NWTF applauds introduction of legislation to increase participation in hunting and shooting sports

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation is pleased with the recent introduction of S.B. 2092, the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act by senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.; John Boozman, R-Ark.; Tom Cotton, R-Ark.; Deb Fischer, R-Neb.; Martin Heinrich, D-N.M.; Doug Jones, D-Ala.; Angus King, I-Maine; Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.; and James Risch, R-Idaho.  The Senate’s […]