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S.228: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area Establishment 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 Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action April 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area Establishment Act - Establishes the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area in California.

Designates the Delta Protection Commission as the management entity for the Heritage Area.

Requires the Commission to submit a proposed management plan for the Heritage Area to the Secretary of the Interior for approval.

Bars approval of the management plan until the Secretary has received certification from the Commission that the Delta Stewardship Council has reviewed such plan for consistency with the plan adopted by the Council pursuant to state law.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 23, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-27.
Feb. 4, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S474-476)