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S.1157: A bill to reauthorize the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, the Lackawanna Valley National Heritage Area, the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, and the Schuylkill River Valley National Heritage Area.

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 Bob Casey, D-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced June 13, 2013
Latest Major Action July 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Steel Industry American Heritage Area Act of 1996 to extend through FY2023 the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to make grants or provide other assistance for the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area in Pennsylvania.

Amends the Lackawanna Valley National Heritage Area Act of 2000 to extend through FY2023 the authority of the Secretary to provide grants or other assistance for the Lackawanna Valley National Heritage Area in Pennsylvania.

Amends the Delaware and Lehigh Navigation Canal Heritage Corridor Act of 1988 to extend through FY2023: (1) the authorization of appropriations for the management action plan respecting the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor in Pennsylvania, and (2) the authority of the Secretary to provide financial assistance for the Corridor.

Amends the Schuylkill River Valley National Heritage Area to extend through FY2023 the authority of the Secretary to make grants or provide other assistance for ...

(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 13, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.