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H.R.2617: Apollo Lunar Landing Legacy 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 Donna Edwards, D-Md.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced July 8, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

Apollo Lunar Landing Legacy Act - Establishes the Apollo Lunar Landing Sites National Historical Park on the Moon as a unit of the National Park System.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior and the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to complete jointly a general management plan for the Park.

Authorizes the Secretary to enter into one or more agreements with the head of a federal agency to provide public access to, and management, interpretation, and historic preservation of, historically significant Apollo lunar landing site resources under that agency's jurisdiction or control.

Directs the Secretary and the Administrator to enter into an agreement providing for the primary management of the Park by the Administrator.

Requires the Administrator's responsibilities to include: (1) ensuring proper monitoring of the Apollo lunar landing sites; (2) managing access to the sites, including through coordination with ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Space.
July 10, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
July 8, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
July 8, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology