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H.R.4527: To remove a use restriction on land formerly a part of Acadia National Park that was transferred to the town of Tremont, Maine, 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 Michael H. Michaud, D-Maine
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 30, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Declares that specified lands in Acadia National Park in Maine, which were conveyed by the National Park Service to the town of Tremont, Maine, for school purposes, shall no longer be required to be used exclusively and perpetually for such purposes, and upon their discontinuance of such a use, shall no longer be required to revert to the United States.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 9, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Sept. 8, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 8, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7271)
Sept. 8, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4527.
Sept. 8, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7271-7272)
Sept. 8, 2014 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
July 17, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 401.
July 17, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-535.
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.
May 2, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 30, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.