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H.R.674: Rota Cultural and Natural Resources Study 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 Gregorio 'Kilili' Camacho Sablan, D-Northern Marina Islands
Total Cosponsors 5 (4 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action July 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

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

Rota Cultural and Natural Resources Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) study and report to Congress on the feasibility of designating prehistoric, historic, and limestone forest sites on the island of Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as a unit of the National Park System; and (2) consider management alternatives for Rota.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 31, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-93.
June 18, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
June 17, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 17, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3663)
June 17, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 674.
June 17, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3663-3664)
June 17, 2013 Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 48.
May 17, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-72.
April 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
April 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.