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H.R.87: Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Donna M.C. Christensen, D-Virgin Islands
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2013 - Establishes the Castle Nugent National Historic Site on the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, as a unit of the National Park System in order to preserve, protect, and interpret a Caribbean cultural landscape spanning over 300 years of agricultural use, significant archeological resources, an extensive barrier coral reef system, and other outstanding natural features.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands within the boundary of the Historic Site to the University of the Virgin Islands for the purpose of continuing the University's operations for breeding Senepol cattle.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.