H.R.139: Udall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness 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 Edward J. Markey, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 130 (128 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Udall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Act - Declares the policy of the United States concerning protection and preservation of the wilderness ecosystem of the Arctic coastal plain.

Designates specified lands within Alaska in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as wilderness and components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 7, 2013 UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST - Mr. Holt asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 139, a measure originally introduced by Representative Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts, for the purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of Rule 12. Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.