Legislators
Bills
Statements
Represent

S.507: Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
You can read the bill
Sponsor Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 4 (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 7, 2013
Latest Major Action June 27, 2013
See it on GovTrack
See it on C-SPAN

Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act - (Sec. 5) Establishes the Manhattan Project National Historical Park in the states of Tennessee, New Mexico, and Washington, as a unit of the National Park System.

Bars the establishment of the Park until: (1) sufficient land or interests in land have been acquired from among specified facilities, lands, or interests in one or more eligible areas or parts of such areas in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Los Alamos, New Mexico, and Hanford, Washington; or (2) the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary in this Act) has entered into an agreement with the Secretary of Energy (DOE) that meets the following criteria.

(Sec. 6) Directs the Secretary and the Secretary of Energy to enter into an agreement to govern their respective roles in administering the facilities, lands, or interests in land under DOE administrative jurisdiction that are to be included in the Park.

Requires any such agreement to require the Secretary to:...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 27, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 119.
June 27, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with amendments. With written report No. 113-65.
May 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
April 23, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-27.
March 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.