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H.R.1208: Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act

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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 Doc Hastings, R-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 15, 2013
Latest Major Action May 17, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act - (Sec. 5) Establishes the Manhattan Project National Historical Park as a unit of the National Park System, which may be composed of specified facilities, lands, or interests in one or more eligible areas or parts of such areas in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Los Alamos, New Mexico; and Hanford, Washington. Requires inclusion of the B Reactor National Historic Landmark in Hanford.

(Sec. 6) Directs the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) and the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to enter into an agreement to govern their respective roles in administering the facilities, lands, or interests in land under the DOE's jurisdiction to be included in the Park.

(Sec. 7) Requires the Secretary to consult with interested state, county, and local officials, and members of the public before exec...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 42.
May 17, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-66.
April 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
April 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
April 12, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
March 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.