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H.R.930: New Philadelphia, Illinois, Study Act

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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 Aaron Schock, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 8 (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action April 29, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on September 20, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

New Philadelphia, Illinois, Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the New Philadelphia archaeological site and the land surrounding it in Illinois (the study area).

Requires the Secretary to: (1) evaluate the national significance of the study area; (2) determine the suitability and feasibility of designating the study area as a unit of the National Park System (NPS); (3) consider other alternatives for preservation, protection, and interpretation of the study area by federal, state, or local governmental entities, or private and nonprofit organizations; and (4) determine the effect of the designation as an NPS unit on existing commercial and recreational activities as well as the authorization, construction, and operation of energy production and transmission infrastruc...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 29, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
April 28, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3214-3215)
April 28, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 930.
April 28, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3214-3215)
April 28, 2014 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Sept. 20, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 159.
Sept. 20, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-219.
July 31, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
July 31, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 31, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
July 23, 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.