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Trump signs wide-ranging public lands bill

Mar 15, 2019 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

(JURIST) - US President Donald Trump signed the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act on Tuesday. The bill, which passed by the House and Senate with strong bipartisan support, works to expand national parks and creates new national monuments.

In his signing statement, Trump highlighted the bills creation of a committee to make a memorial to President John Adams in Washington, DC, and a change in the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

This change directs the Secre...