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S.23: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation 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 Carl Levin, D-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action March 13, 2014
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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.)

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act - Designates specified land and inland water within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan, to be known as the Sleeping Bear Dunes Wilderness, as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Requires the boundary of the Wilderness to be: (1) 100 feet from the centerline of adjacent county roads, and (2) 300 feet from the centerline of adjacent state highways.

Specifies this Act's effect on: (1) the maintenance and improvement of roads located outside the boundary of the Wilderness; (2) Michigan's jurisdiction with respect to the management of fish and wildlife, including hunting and fishing, within the National Lakeshore; and (3) any treaty rights or any existing valid private property rights.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 13, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-87.
March 13, 2014 Signed by President.
March 6, 2014 Presented to President.
March 4, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2125)
March 4, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 23.
March 4, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2125-2126)
March 4, 2014 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
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 S4717)
April 22, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 45.
April 22, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden without amendment. With written report No. 113-14.
March 14, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.