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H.R.3929: Pullman National Historical Park 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 Robin Kelly, D-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 37 (34 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 27, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 3, 2014
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Bill Summary

Pullman National Historical Park Act - Establishes the Pullman National Historical Park in Illinois as a unit of the National Park System to: (1) preserve and interpret for the benefit of future generations the significant labor, industrial, civil rights, and social history of the Park, the significant architectural structures in the Park, and the role of the Pullman community in the creation of the first national Labor Day holiday in the world; (2) coordinate preservation, protection, and interpretation efforts of the Park by the federal government, the state of Illinois, units of local government, and private and nonprofit organizations; and (3) coordinate appropriate management options necessary to ensure the protection, preservation, and interpretation of the many significant aspects of the Park.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to complete a general management plan for the Park.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 3, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 27, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.