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H.R.1351: Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2013

About this Bill

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 43 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action April 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to rename: (1) the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 as the Public Lands Service Corps Act of 1993, and (2) the Public Lands Corps as the Public Lands Service Corps (the Corps).

Permits Corps participants to work in the National Marine Sanctuary System, coral reefs, and other coastal, estuarine, and marine habitats, and other lands and facilities administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Requires the: (1) establishment of a department-level office within the Department of the Interior, Forest Service, and NOAA for the coordination of Corps activities; and (2) designation of a Corps coordinator for each agency within the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, and Commerce that administers such activities. Establishes an Indian Youth Service Corps liaison.

Expands those authorized to be in the Corps to permit the enrollment of consulting inte...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
April 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
April 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
April 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
March 21, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
March 21, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture
March 21, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources