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H.R.664: Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks 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 Dan Maffei, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 101 (96 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action June 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act - Establishes in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, Maryland, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park as a unit of the National Park System.

Establishes in Auburn, New York, the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park also as a unit of the National Park System.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative agreements with certain entities for the historical preservation and interpretation of such parks.

Requires the Secretary to complete a general management plan for such parks.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 6, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.