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H.R.1192: To redesignate Mammoth Peak in Yosemite National Park as "Mount Jessie Benton Fre'mont".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Tom McClintock, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 14, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Designates Mammoth Peak in Yosemite National Park as "Mount Jessie Benton Fremont" to be informally known as "Mt. Jessie," in honor of Jessie Benton Fremont's contributions toward the approval of the Yosemite Grant (the land grant under which the Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove in California were granted to the state of California by the federal government for their preservation and public use).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
July 14, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 14, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6166)
July 14, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1192.
July 14, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6166-6167)
July 14, 2014 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
April 4, 2014 Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 97.
April 4, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-401.
March 13, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
March 13, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 13, 2014 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
Feb. 26, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
March 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.