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H.R.1501: Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Preservation 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 Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 10 (8 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced April 11, 2013
Latest Major Action July 23, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 1, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Preservation Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Prison Ship Martyr's Monument in Fort Greene Park in the New York City borough of Brooklyn as a unit of the National Park System (NPS).

Requires the study to include: (1) an analysis of operational issues that should be considered if the Monument were to be designated as an NPS unit; (2) an analysis of the feasibility of administering the Monument, considering its size, configuration, and other factors including an annual cost estimate; (3) an analysis of the economic, educational, and other impacts of the designation of the Monument as an NPS unit; (4) an analysis of the effect of such designation on existing commercial and recreational activities, and on the authorization, constr...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
April 29, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
April 28, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3218)
April 28, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1501.
April 28, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3218-3219)
April 28, 2014 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 1, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 291.
April 1, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-392.
March 13, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
March 13, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 13, 2014 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
Feb. 26, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 11, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.