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S.1328: 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 Mark Steven Kirk, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced July 18, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 10, 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.)

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.

Requires the Secretary to report to Congress regarding the national significance of the area, the suitability and feasibility of designating the area as a unit of the National Park System, and alternatives for preservation, protection, and interpretation of the area by federal, state, or local governments or by private and nonprofit organizations.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 10, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 633.
Dec. 10, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu without amendment. With written report No. 113-293.
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.
July 18, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5803)