H.R.1348: Great Bend of the Gila National Monument Establishment 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 Raúl M. Grijalva, D-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action April 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

Great Bend of the Gila National Monument Establishment Act - Establishes the Great Bend of the Gila National Monument in Arizona.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to manage the Monument as part of the National Landscape Conservation System by allowing only such uses of the Monument that further the purposes for which it was established.

Requires the Monument to be managed so as to maintain its undeveloped character and to protect and restore its cultural resources, species, and ecosystems.

Directs the Secretary to conduct an inventory of invasive plant species in the Monument.

Authorizes the Secretary to carry out vegetation management treatments within the Monument.

Permits grazing within the Monument where it is already established.

Requires the Secretary to develop a management plan for the Monument. Instructs the Secretary to prepare such plan in government-to-government consultation with Indian tribes having a cultural or ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
March 21, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.