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S.156: Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action June 27, 2013
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Bill Summary

Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to allow members of the Hoonah Indian Association to collect the eggs of glaucous-winged gulls up to two times a year at up to five locations within Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park.

Considers the collection of those eggs within the Park by the Association to be a use specifically permitted by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.

Requires collection schedules and locations to be based on an annual plan prepared by the Secretary and the Association.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 27, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 105.
June 27, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with an amendment. With written report No. 113-51.
May 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
April 23, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-27.
Jan. 28, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.