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H.R.1785: Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||public lands and natural resources|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Dave Reichert, R-Wash.|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||April 26, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Dec. 22, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area Act - (Sec. 3) Establishes the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area in the state of Washington, consisting of specified land in King and Kittitas counties.
Allows King or Kittitas county to elect at any time to be excluded from the Heritage Area.
Requires the Secretary of the Interior to select the local coordinating entity for the Heritage Area.
(Sec. 4) Requires the coordinating entity to submit a proposed management plan to King and Kittitas counties for approval before submitting the plan to the Secretary.
Requires the plan to include: (1) consideration of the state of Washington's government plans; (2) descriptions of partnership collaborations and actions that governments, private organizations, and individuals have agreed to take to protect the area; and (3) recommendations to coordinate federal, state, and local programs, including the role of the National Park Service (NPS).(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Dec. 22, 2014||Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.|
|Dec. 22, 2014||Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-692.|
|Nov. 19, 2014||Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.|
|Nov. 19, 2014||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|Nov. 19, 2014||Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.|
|July 29, 2014||Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
|May 6, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.|
|April 26, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.|