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H.R.4049: Ashland Breakwater Light Transfer 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 Sean Duffy, R-Wis.
Total Cosponsors 6 (3 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 11, 2014
Latest Major Action Nov. 18, 2014
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Bill Summary

Ashland Breakwater Light Transfer Act - Adjusts the boundary of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin to include the Ashland Harbor Breakwater Light Addition at the end of the breakwater on Chequamegon Bay, Wisconsin.

Declares that Congress does not intend for the designation of that property to create a protective perimeter or buffer zone around its boundary.

Authorizes the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to operate, maintain, keep, locate, inspect, repair, and replace any federal aid to navigation located at the Ashland Harbor Breakwater Light for as long as it is needed for navigational purposes.

Permits the Secretary to enter, at any time, the Ashland Harbor Breakwater Light or any federal aid to navigation at the Breakwater Light, for as long as such aid is needed for navigational purposes, without notice to the extent that it is not possible to provide advance notice.

Authorizes the Secretary to enter ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 18, 2014 Received in the Senate.
Nov. 17, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov. 17, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8015)
Nov. 17, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4049.
Nov. 17, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8015-8016)
Nov. 17, 2014 Mr. Labrador moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Nov. 17, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 462.
Nov. 17, 2014 Committee on Transportation discharged.
Nov. 17, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-621, Part I.
June 19, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
June 19, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 19, 2014 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
June 10, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 18, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Feb. 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Feb. 11, 2014 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Feb. 11, 2014 Referred to House Natural Resources