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H.R.445: National Heritage Area Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||public lands and natural resources|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Charlie Dent, R-Pa.|
|Total Cosponsors||39 (27 Democrats, 12 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 1, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||July 29, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
National Heritage Area Act of 2013 - Establishes a system of National Heritage Areas through which the Secretary of the Interior may provide technical and financial assistance to local coordinating entities to support the establishment, development, and continuity of the National Heritage Areas. Provides for such system to be composed of National Heritage Areas designated by Congress before enactment of this Act or under this Act.
Prohibits National Heritage Areas from being: (1) considered to be units of the National Park System, or (2) subject to the authorities applicable to such units.
Specifies the criteria that the Secretary shall apply to determine the suitability and feasibility of designating proposed National Heritage Areas. States that designation of a National Heritage Area shall be by Act of Congress and contingent on the prior completion of a management plan and an affirmative determination by the Secretary that the area meets such criteria.
|July 29, 2014||Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
|Feb. 11, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.|
|Feb. 1, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.|