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President Trump Signs Bishop Package Into Law

March 12, 2019
Press Release
Gov. Herbert: “On behalf of Utah, I thank you.”

President Donald Trump signed S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act. Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) negotiated much of this legislation and voted for the bill. Bishop is the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources and following the bill’s signing, released the statement below:

“Local voices impacted by public lands throughout our country have been heard.  Today commemorates a bipartisan achievement that has been years in the making, and I’d like to thank President Trump for signing this valuable legislation into law.  This bill is a victory for America’s sportsmen, local governments, public lands, and rightfully establishes monuments the right way.  This achievement carries great meaning for my home state of Utah, and I’m proud to see this day finally arrive.”

Bishop received letters of support from Utah Governor Gary Herbert, Utah Senate President Stuart Adams, and Speaker of the Utah House Brad Wilson. CLICK HERE for summaries of highlighted sections relevant to Utah public lands.