House: New Legislation Introduced by Scott Tipton – “Protection and Transparency for Adjacent Landowners ActTo amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to improve the transparency and oversight of land conveyances involving disposal or acquisition of National Forest System lands or Bureau of Land Management public lands, to provide protections and certainty for private landowners related to resurveying such public lands, and for other purposes.”

New bill introduced: To amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to improve the transparency and oversight of land conveyances involving disposal or acquisition of National Forest System lands or Bureau of Land Management public lands, to provide protections and certainty for private landowners related to resurveying such public lands, and for other purposes.

Republican Representative Scott Tipton from the state of CO, along with four cosponsors, introduced bill H.R.580 on Jan 15, 2019. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Land transfers, Government ethics and transparency, public corruption, Government information and archives, General public lands matters, Forests, forestry, trees and Public Lands and Natural Resources.
There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors are all Republicans. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Scott Tipton Basics

Scott Tipton has held a number of positions, including United States representative, member of the Colorado House of Representatives and United States representative.

Scott Tipton’s Work in Congress

  • Served as Representative for CO (district 3) from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the House 116th congress. He voted along party lines 97.22 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Financial Services. During this period Scott Tipton missed 4% of the votes, sponsored 9 bills, cosponsored 30 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CO (district 3) from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the House 115th congress. He voted along party lines 92.78 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on Natural Resources. During this period Scott Tipton missed 1.73% of the votes, sponsored 38 bills, cosponsored 313 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CO (district 3) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. He voted along party lines 94.28 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Financial Services. During this period Scott Tipton missed 1.06% of the votes, sponsored 14 bills, cosponsored 204 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CO (district 3) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 92.49 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Natural Resources, the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Small Business. During this period Scott Tipton missed 2.77% of the votes, sponsored 13 bills, cosponsored 194 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CO (district 3) from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the House 112th congress. He voted along party lines 91.07 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Natural Resources, the Committee on Small Business and the Committee on Agriculture. During this period Scott Tipton missed 0.31% of the votes, sponsored 14 bills, cosponsored 166 bills.
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Rep. Scott Tipton (R)

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