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S.1252: Upper Missisquoi and Trout Wild and Scenic Rivers 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 Bernard Sanders, I-Vt.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 27, 2013
Latest Major Action May 22, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Upper Missisquoi and Trout Wild and Scenic Rivers Act - Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate two segments of the Missisquoi River and one segment of the Trout River in Vermont as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river.

Requires the river segments designated by this Act to be managed in accordance with the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Management Plan.

Requires the Secretary to coordinate the management responsibilities with the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic Committee.

Authorizes the Secretary to enter into cooperative agreements for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of the river segments with: (1) the state of Vermont; (2) specific municipalities; and (3) local, regional, ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 396.
May 22, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu without amendment. With written report No. 113-170.
Nov. 21, 2013 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 27, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.