H.R.3311: PARC Act

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 Chris Stewart, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 19 (All Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 21, 2013
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Bill Summary

Provide Access and Retain Continuity Act or the PARC Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to enter into agreements with, and provide reimbursement to, states to conduct activities determined to have a direct economic impact on tourism, mining, timber, or general transportation in the state that are otherwise not being conducted by the federal government during a partial shutdown of the federal government due to a lapse in appropriations.

Requires the Secretary to approve or deny a petition for such an agreement not later than 90 days after receiving it and deems such petition approved if the Secretary does not act on it within the 90-day period.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 21, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Nov. 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Nov. 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Nov. 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Oct. 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.