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H.R.250: To amend the Antiquities Act of 1906 to place additional requirements on the establishment of national monuments under that Act, and for other purposes.

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 Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action April 16, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Antiquities Act of 1906 to require, in addition to a presidential declaration, congressional approval prior to the establishment of a national monument.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 16, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.