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H.R.885: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act of 2013

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 Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 4 (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Feb. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 10, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 17, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act of 2013 - Modifies the boundary of the Park to include approximately 137 acres of additional identified land. Bars the use of condemnation authority by the Secretary for the acquisition of lands and interests under this Act.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to acquire land and interests within the boundary of the Park only by donation or exchange. Prohibits any payment from being made to a landowner in the case of an exchange.

Prohibits the inclusion of any private property or non-federal public property within the Park's boundaries without the owner's written consent.

Prohibits anything in this Act, the establishment of the Park, or its management from being construed as creating buffer zones outside of the Park.

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 10, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 642.
Dec. 10, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu without amendment. With written report No. 113-302.
Nov. 13, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
July 31, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-93.
June 4, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
June 3, 2013 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
June 3, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 3, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2996)
June 3, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 885.
June 3, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2996-2998)
June 3, 2013 Mr. Wittman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 46.
May 17, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-70.
April 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
April 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
April 16, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.