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S.2104: National Park Access Act

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 Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 7 (2 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced March 11, 2014
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.)

National Park Access Act - Requires the National Park Service to refund to each state all of the funds that it used to reopen and temporarily operate a unit of the National Park System during the government shutdown in October 2013 in which there was a lapse in appropriations for that unit.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 10, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 638.
Dec. 10, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu without amendment. With written report No. 113-298.
Nov. 13, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
July 23, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-493.
March 11, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.