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H.R.2691: To amend certain appropriation Acts to repeal the requirement directing the Administrator of General Services to sell Federal property and assets that support the operations of the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Plum Island, New York, 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 Timothy H. Bishop, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 9 (7 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced July 16, 2013
Latest Major Action July 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

Repeals provisions of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2009, and the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2012, authorizing the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct the Administrator of General Services (GSA) to sell all real and personal property and transportation assets of the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility at Plum Island, New York.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency.
July 16, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.