H.R.1411: California Coastal National Monument Expansion 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 Jared Huffman, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action July 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 8, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act of 2013 - Expands the boundary of the California Coastal National Monument, established by Presidential Proclamation 7264, to include the Point Arena-Stornetta public lands in Mendocino County, California.

Requires management of such lands in accordance with such Proclamation, and as part of the Monument, except that: (1) traditional economic activities and existing uses, such as grazing and maintenance of existing structures used for grazing, shall not be restricted; and (2) lands and interests in land within the proposed land addition not owned by the federal government shall not become part of the Monument, and the future acquisition of such lands and interests by the government may only occur through donation or exchange with the landowner's written consent.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
July 22, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 22, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4833-4834)
July 22, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1411.
July 22, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4833-4836)
July 22, 2013 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 8, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 101.
July 8, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-139.
June 12, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
June 12, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 12, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
May 9, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.