conservation billUNITED STATES (3/12/19) — Today, President Donald J. Trump participated in a signing ceremony for S. 47, the “John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act.” This bipartisan package of more than 100 public lands, natural resources, and water bills is the result of months of bipartisan and bicameral negotiations and provides Federal protections to millions of acres of Federal lands. The bill also includes a permanent reauthorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. S. 47 passed the Senate by a vote of 92-8 on Feb. 12 and passed the House on Feb. 26 by a vote of 363-62.

The following individuals were in attendance:

The White House
President Donald J. Trump
Mick Mulvaney, Assistant to the President and Acting Chief of Staff
Derek Lyons, Assistant to the President and White House Staff Secretary
Mary Neumayr, Chair, Council on Environmental Quality

Trump Administration
Acting Secretary David Bernhardt, Department of the Interior

Members of Congress
Senator Lisa Murkowski, AK
Senator Dan Sullivan, AK
Senator Cory Gardner, CO
Senator Steve Daines, MT
Senator Maria Cantwell, WA
Senator Joe Manchin III, WV
Rep. Don Young, AK
Rep. Paul Gosar, AZ
Rep. Paul Cook, CA
Rep. Jim Costa, CA
Rep. Mike Simpson, ID
Rep. Steven Watkins, KS
Rep. Hal Rogers, KY
Rep. Debbie Dingell, MI
Rep. Greg Gianforte, MT
Rep. David Joyce, OH
Rep. Greg Walden, OR
Rep. Rob Bishop, UT
Rep. John Curtis, UT
Rep. Dan Newhouse, WA

In the photo, President Donald J. Trump, joined by Rep. Debbie Dingell, D- Mich., signs S.47: The John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in the Oval Office of the White House.

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Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

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