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S.1641: West Virginia National Heritage Area Act of 2013
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||John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va.|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Nov. 4, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||July 23, 2014|
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West Virginia National Heritage Area Act of 2013 - Establishes the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area in the states of Maryland and West Virginia.
Designates the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area, Inc., as the local coordinating entity for the Area.
Requires the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area, Inc., to submit a management plan that provides for the protection, enhancement, and interpretation of cultural, natural, historical, educational, scenic, and recreational resources of the Area.
Amends the National Coal Heritage Area Act of 1996 and the Wheeling National Heritage Area Act of 2000 to extend through FY2017 the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to make grants or provide assistance with respect to the National Coal Heritage Area and the Wheeling National Heritage Area.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 23, 2014||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-493.|
|Nov. 4, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|