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S.157: Denali National Park Improvement 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 Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.)

Denali National Park Improvement Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to issue permits for specified microhydro projects in the Kantishna Hills area within the Denali National Park and Preserve (the Park) in Alaska. Defines "microhydro project" as a hydroelectric power generating facility with a maximum power generation capability of 100 kilowatts and includes any distribution or transmission lines required to serve such area.

Requires the Secretary to complete, no later than 180 days after the submission of a permit application, any analysis required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 respecting any proposed or existing microhydro projects in such area.

Directs the Secretary to exchange Park land near or adjacent to land owned by Doyon Tourism, Inc., located at the mouth of Eureka Creek...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 18, 2013 Became Public Law No: 113-33.
Sept. 18, 2013 Signed by President.
Sept. 12, 2013 Presented to President.
Sept. 10, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5451-5452)
Sept. 10, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 157.
Sept. 10, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5451-5452)
Sept. 10, 2013 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 10, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 139.
Sept. 10, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-192.
July 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
July 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
June 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
June 20, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
June 20, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
June 20, 2013 Received in the House.
June 19, 2013 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4717-4722; text as passed Senate: CR S4719-4720)
April 22, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 50.
April 22, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden without amendment. With written report No. 113-19.
March 14, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Jan. 28, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.