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H.R.819: Preserving Access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area 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 Walter B. Jones, R-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2013
Latest Major Action July 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

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

Preserving Access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area Act - Requires the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area in North Carolina to be managed in accordance with the Interim Protected Species Management Strategy/Environmental Assessment issued by the National Park Service (NPS) on June 13, 2007, for the Recreational Area until the Secretary of the Interior issues a new final rule that meets the additional restrictions specified below. Bars the imposition of any additional restrictions on pedestrian or motorized vehicular access to any part of the Recreation Area for species protection beyond those in the Interim Management Strategy, other than as specifically authorized pursuant to this Act.

Allows the Secretary if, based on peer-reviewed science and after public comment, it is determined that additional restrictions on acc...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 9, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 106.
July 9, 2013 Committee on Judiciary discharged.
July 9, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-146, Part I.
May 15, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 17.
May 15, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 15, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
March 14, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources