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S.304: Natchez Trace Parkway Land Conveyance 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 Thad Cochran, R-Miss.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

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

Natchez Trace Parkway Land Conveyance Act of 2013 - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to convey to Mississippi, by quitclaim deed and without consideration, all interest of the United States in two parcels of identified land totaling approximately 67 acres.

Requires the deed of conveyance to the parcel of land located southeast of U.S. route 61/84, and which is commonly known as the bean field property, to reserve an easement to the United States that restricts the use of such parcel only to uses which are compatible with the Parkway.

Adjusts the boundary of the Parkway to exclude the conveyed land and provides for inclusion in the Parkway of the approximately 10 acres identified as the proposed addition.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 18, 2013 Became Public Law No: 113-35.
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 the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 1 (Roll no. 453). (text: CR H5452)

Sept. 10, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5458)
Sept. 10, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Sept. 10, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 304.
Sept. 10, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5452-5453)
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. 138.
Sept. 10, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-191.
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.
July 19, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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 S4720-4721)
April 22, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 56.
April 22, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden without amendment. With written report No. 113-25.
March 14, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Feb. 13, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.